After his college career was over, he finished his Bachelors at Southwestern Oklahoma State University with a Major in History and Minor in Kinesiology in 2012. He also finished his Masters in Ed. Leadership in 2015.
He coaches football and baseball at Union High School in Tulsa, OK.
Jonathan and his wife, Macy were married in June of 2013. She is currently a language art specialist at Ellen Ochoa Elementary. Jonathan's dad, John Gelnar, played 8 years in the Majors (1963-71), for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Seattle Pilots, and the Milwaukee Brewers. Jonathan and his wife have a son named Jett and a dog named “Mookie" after Red Sox Outfielder, Mookie Betts.