Jonathan Van Patten

Age: 21

Jonathan was born and raised in Folsom with Folsom Lake as his backyard. Growing up, biking was just a fun activity for him and his friends  -- riding around town finding jumps to mess around on.

When Jonathan reached high school, he discovered the school's mountain bike team and so began his racing career.  He raced in the NorCal High School league races, and local downhill races throughout his high school career.

Now he continues his passion for mountain bikes, focusing his racing career on Enduro races and taking his skills to the highest level of competition in the California Enduro Series and other big events like the Sea Otter Classic. He uses the skills he has learned to help fine tune the Scott rider's handling skills, so they can master the art of flying through the trails. 

Currently Jonathan is attending Folsom Lake college to pursue a career as a mechanical engineer, while continuing to race on the weekends. Outside of cycling and school, Jonathan enjoys motocross and being in the great outdoors. He is also a professional bike mechanic, so it's not unusual to see him turning a few Allen wrenches too.