Jonathan Howard is a certified personal trainer that believes in training with intensity and purpose to achieve a healthy body for life. With a strong professional background in football, track, and mixed martial arts, he brings a blend of unique experiences to help sculpt each individual client’s weight-loss and muscle-strengthening goals.

Finding his calling in football, Jonathan learned to train hard and smart becoming the second team All-American Running Back JC. He moved on to professional football in the U.S. and Europe where he received multiple rushing and scoring records and titles. During these pursuits, Jonathan trained under NFL speed coach, Charlie Parker, and Olympic sprinting and hurdling coach, Brent McFarlane, as well as many others. Jonathan pursued mixed martial arts training, specifically Muay Thai, training at the world famous Fairtex Gym in Pattaya, Thailand and Tiger Muay Thai in Phuket, Thailand. Jonathan also trained in Krav Maga, receiving his black belt at the headquarters in L.A. He has trained with countless MMA and Jiu Jitsu greats. Some accomplishments include: the gold medal at the Pan-Am International Jiu Jitsu Tournament, the gold medal at the Southern California Pankration Tournament, the gold medal at the Worlds International Jiu Jitsu Championship, and multiple United States Fighting League national titles.

As a trainer, Jonathan has worked all over Hollywood, SAC International, and was a class instructor at Barry’s Boot Camp. Jonathan also has experience coaching football as an offensive coordinator and running coach at the high school and college championship level. Today with his combination of knowledge and skill, Jonathan Howard’s private personal training programs are tailor-made for each client and unlike others he practices what he preaches; Jonathan doesn’t teach anything he doesn’t do himself to stay in great shape.


Psychology & Sociology from University of Missouri, SAC, NSCA, and CPR.
Ranked #1 of Thumbtack’s Best of 2015 in the Kickboxing category as a result of great customer reviews.