Paragon Welcomes Jon Emehiser

Jon Emehiser, Recruiting Specialist

We're thrilled to welcome Jon Emehiser as a Recruiting Specialist to the Paragon recruiting team!

Get to Know Jon: 

1. Born and raised? Des Moines, Iowa

2. Favorite sports team? Minnesota Vikings

3. Undergraduate and major: McNally Smith; Music Performance - Saxophone

4. Favorite book? Any Autobiography. I enjoy learning about people's struggles and how they overcame them

5. When you were little, what did you want to be when you grew up Pro Snowboarder/Skateboarder or Professional Athlete

6. Any siblings: Yes, a younger brother named Chris

7. Activities or clubs you were in growing up: Music Lessons/Groups/Bands, Snowboarding, Skateboarding, Baseball, Wrestling, and Boy Scouts

8. If you could live anywhere, where would it be? Montana or South America

9. Favorite food? Pasta or Pizza

10. Favorite quote/motto? A Life Ain't a Life Until you Live It

11. Favorite musician or band? Marcus King Band

12. What do you like to do in your free time? Cycle, Clear Lake, and hang out with friends and family

13. Passions: Cooking, disc golf, cycling, being outdoors, and boating

14. Idols/those you looked up (or look up) to? I look up to my parents (Dan & Diana), people who are masters in their field, Pioneers in music, like John Coltrane, Charlie Parker, Stevie Wonder and the list goes on  

15. Any pets? Not currently, but I dog sit 

16. Favorite place to travel? Florida or South America    

17. Proudest accomplishments: Overcoming and learning from my mistakes       

18. Favorite movie: The Equalizer Franchise

19. If you could have dinner with 2 people who would it be? Warren Buffett and Mark Cuban

21. Favorite tv show: Bar Rescue

21. How would your closest friends describe you? Quick-witted, humorous, and always there

22. What game show do you think you could win? The Price is Right

23. What is your favorite board game? Monopoly

24. Sweet or savory? Sweet!

25. What's your secret talent? I have a green thumb

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