Jon joined Recreation Services in July 2012. He grew up in Lubbock, Texas. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in History from The University of North Texas in Denton, Texas with aspirations of being a high school history teacher. At UNT, Jon worked as an Intramural Sports Supervisor for four years, and earned honors as an All-American Intramural Basketball Official in 2007. Jon then served as a Graduate Assistant for Intramural Sports at The University of Iowa, and received a Master's Degree in Recreational Sports Management in 2011. Jon believes that participating in Intramural Sports at KU significantly enhances your college experience. Some of Jon’s hobbies include officiating, reading, cooking, and collecting KU memorabilia.