Jon Harper is in his seventh year as the assistant equipment manager for the Mean Green football team.
Prior to North Texas, he worked for the North Dakota State Bison as an equipment intern for the football and baseball teams in 2007-08. His equipment career started as a student manager at Sam Houston State University in 2001. He was the head student manager for the Bearkat football team from 2002-04. He was a part of the 2001 and 2004 co-conference champion teams.
Harper graduated in 2007 from Sam Houston State University with a bachelor’s of arts degree with a major in history and minor in political science. He married the former Abbie Lows in 2016, a University of North Texas alum.