Jon grew up near Erie, Pennsylvania and graduated from Mercyhurst Preparatory School. He then attended Towson University in Maryland, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Management with a minor in Business Administration. Jon then attended The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and graduated in 2019. He was involved in several organizations while at Ohio State and was Captain of the Men's Indoor Soccer Club, Treasurer for the Sports and Entertainment Law Association, and Associate Editor for the Ohio State Criminal Law Journal. His extensive legal experience includes having served as Head Law Clerk at the Franklin County Public Defender, a legislative intern at the Ohio Statehouse, and a volunteer for projects related to immigration law.