Jonathan taught himself photography while serving as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army. After leaving the military, he dedicated himself full time to photojournalism working in the Middle East, Afghanistan, the United States, and Latin America. His work explores questions of identity and how people define themselves and their communities. His photographs have been featured in The Washington Post, Al Jazeera, and The Wall Street Journal, among others.
Jonathan is a trained EMT with a master's degree in international affairs from Columbia University. He is currently based in Mexico City.