Jonathan Shiver was born in Jacksonville, Florida. He graduated from Middleburg High School in 2014 and from Trinity Baptist College in 2018 with a B.S. in business management.
On the field, Jon was a four-year captain of the Eagles baseball team and a four-time All South-Region player. In 2016, Jon was named to the NCCAA All-American team.
Jon has coached travel baseball since 2015 with Next Level Academy’s 18U team. In 2016, his team was Jacksonville Legion Baseball city champs and runner-up at the Florida state playoffs.
In 2018, Jon was the head coach of Next Level Academy’s 16U team, which also won the Jacksonville Legion Baseball city championship and finished as runner-up of the 16U state tournament.
Jon was saved when at age 13 at Fruit Cove Baptist Church, and he currently attends Rise Church in Jacksonville.