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Class of 1981 - Inducted in 2018
Jon was inducted into the SHSAA Packer Sports Greats in 2018.
Jonathan attended South from 1978 to 1981. He was named to the all-metro, all-state football teams in 1980. He was named the all-metro lineman of the year in 1980. He competed in the NE Shrine Bowl in 1981. He was named to the 2nd team all-metro and 2nd team all-state basketball teams in 1981.
He attended UNL on a football scholarship in 1981, transferring to East Washington in 1983. He then transferred to Dana College in Blair, NE where he played basketball from 1984-1986. He was named to the all-conference team while at Dana. He received his bachelor’s degree from Bellevue University in 2005.
Jonathan worked for Cox Communications for 15 years, 12 as a manager. He currently works for Stern Oil as a warehouse manager/driver.
Jonathan has been a youth football and high school football referee for five years. He also coached his son’s youth basketball team.