Jono is a multidisciplinary creative currently studying, writing and teaching in the Master of Architecture Program in the College of Environmental Design at UC Berkeley.

Jono's background includes structural engineering, building product design, lifecycle analysis, data science, and architecture, having practiced the latter in the United States and Europe.

He is the recipient of the Harold Stump Memorial Travel Fellowship and the T.Y. Lin Architecture and Engineering Prize, as well as the Sooky Lee, James R. Boyce, and Bassenian Englander Watson Prizes for housing design. Additionally, he won a Departmental Design Excellence Award jointly with Sophie Schnietz for their work in helping the City of Menlo Park realize their affordable housing goals. Jono's work has been published by Room1000, Log, and the Guggenheim Foundation, and has been exhibited in Pittsburgh, Berkeley, and Los Angeles.