Jon graduated from UC Davis in 2013 with a B.S. in Environmental Science and Management. After graduating, he worked as a data analyst at Global Footprint Network. In 2016, Jon returned to UC Davis as a staff researcher at the Center for Water-Energy Efficiency (CWEE), and went on to complete dual M.S. degrees in both Energy Systems and Agricultural and Resource Economics in June 2019. As a Ph.D. student, he will continue to work with CWEE on projects related to the water-energy nexus. Specifically, he plans to focus on developing new methods to better understand the relationship between water conservation and energy efficiency in residential, agricultural, and commercial settings.