Jonathan is from the Kisongo region. His father died in 2008. His mother is unemployed and is bringing up six children.
Jonathan started Einoti Secondary School in January 2010. He completed his secondary education in November 2013, and he achieved the necessary pass marks in his final examinations in order to progress to A’ Level studies. He started his A’ Level studies at Moringe School, Monduli, in August 2014.
Jonathan completed his A’ Level studies in June 2016, and was selected to join St. Augustine University of Tanzania, Bukoba Centre. He began a B Ed degree course in October 2016. Jonathan has been sponsored throughout his education by Michael Nobbs, a former student of Egglescliffe School, Stockton. He is receiving further sponsorship throughout his university course from Eric Johnson of Middlesbrough Erimus Rotary Club, and his wife Mary.