Jonathan D. Jewell was born on January 7, 1971 and raised in Philadelphia. He currently lives in the far northeast section of Philadelphia, with his wife and one son. He graduated from Father Judge High School in 1990. He and his wife Miriam are co-owners of Jewell Properties Group LLC, which provides affordable housing in Bensalem and throughout Bucks County. Jonathan is also a part-time inventor and enjoys discussing philosophy. Mr. Jewell is a strong proponent of civil liberties and social responsibility. Between his professional and personal life he manages to devote time to volunteer for humanitarian and non-profit aid to community groups and animal shelters.