Jon Gabriel Ortiz is a New York native that has been living in Atlanta since 2004. Jon began his involvement in HIV work in 1988 after his mother passed away of AIDS-related complications. Jon, himself, has been living with HIV since 2000. In 2012, Jon earned a degree in fine arts concentrating on Graphic Design which his uses to support various HIV initiatives in ATL. Jon Gabriel currently divides his time building his graphic design business, JGO Graphix and working closely with THRIVE SS and Impulse Group Atlanta.