Jono was born in Denver, Colorado, and fell in love with music in high school. In July 2012, Jono opened for Jason Mraz in Honolulu, and was featured on Nigel Lythgoe’s Opening Act, appearing on E! Television. Jono is a signed songwriter with Mulinjer LLC and is in the studio working on his first solo EP and finishing up his album with Therapoetic Soul.