Jonathan Taylor was born Feb 20, 1958 in Glendale, California. He grew up in the Southern California area, graduating from Arroyo High School in 1976. After graduating, he joined the navy and received an honorable discharge. He married his wife Lori in 1980 and raised three beautiful daughters (Theresa, Rachel and Sarah). Jon worked for the construction/transportation industry until health problems forced him to retire. Believing in the adage "Where God closes one door, He opens another one," he is currently writing a series of children's books based on My Teddy Bear.