Born in Wales, to English and Cypriot parents, Jonathan moved to Ireland with his family, aged ten, and since then he has studied in Ireland (Dublin), Austria (Vienna), Belgium (Ghent), Germany (Tuebingen) and England (Cambridge).
Jonathan is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin, having received his BA (Hons.) in Germanic Languages in 2009. In 2010 he acquired the Cambridge University Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA). He then moved to Belgium where he studied Experimental Art while working part-time.