There are few who have held as many roles and identities in life as those that identify Jon Urbana. Jon Urbana is a former lacrosse athlete, musician, charity founder and worker, actor, entrepreneur, aviator, photographer, husband, father, and role model. Born in Wahington, District of Columbia in 1982, Jon Urbana enjoyed playing sports throughout high school and college, including baseball and lacrosse. He was on the Villanova Wildcats lacrosse team in college until 2004.
After attending the Moscow Art Theater School, Jon Urbana performed in over 30 plays. His grandfather, Murry Bernthal, is a clear influence for Jon Urbana’s interest in music. Jon Urbana took an interest in electronic music and was able to create remixes of several songs, including a couple of original tracks using only Ableton software and a guitar.
Among Jon Urbana’s many interests aside from lacrosse coaching are his interests in photography and Twitter. He has undoubtedly developed advanced skills in photography that he writes about on his official blog. These skills are evident by viewing his accounts on social media, including Facebook, Twitter, Crunch Base and Instagram. He has embraced information exchange through videos. He develops and posts videos that inform people about his causes. Jon Urbana uses the different media channels to raise money for those charities. His love of multiple fields can be seen in the differing purposes of the charities he chooses to help. He started a GoFundMe page to raise money to train young people to take part in advocating for their local environments and videos about shelter animal adoption.
He is the founder of The Next Level Lacrosse Camp for youths. Named one of the 10 best lacrosse camps in the US, the camp is a place for the youth in Colorado to develop their skills in their areas of interests, playing techniques and enables young lacrosse players to receive support from the professional lacrosse players.
Jon Urbana continues on as a supporter of multiple, varying charities and businessman. he currently heads the business department at Ellipse USA, a private company specializing in laser systems used medical testing and treatment equipment. It is evident that, even in his latest business venture, Jon Urbana is devoting himself to the betterment of people’s lives.