Jonathan Bero is currently a junior at the Kansas City Art Institute in Kansas City, Missouri, working towards his B.F.A. in Illustration while also pursuing a double major in Art History. Additionally, he is fulfilling the requirements for the Asian Studies Certificate. He was raised in Nixa, Missouri and received his high school diploma from the highly respected Kansas City Academy, an independent, private school. In the future, Jonathan intends to go to graduate school for a doctorate in Writing and/or Art History and eventually return to the place of his birth, Honolulu, Hawaii.