Johnathan Edmonds, a sixteen-year veteran of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force, grew up in Blain, Pennsylvania. At the age of eighteen, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy as an Aviation Electronics Technician. After being honorably discharged, he studied computer engineering at Virginia Tech. Upon receiving his Bachelor’s degree, Johnathan began his computer engineering career and soon joined the U.S. Air Force Reserves, fulfilling his lifelong desire to fly planes. He also earned a Master’s degree from NC State University in computer engineering. He resides with his family near Raleigh, North Carolina.