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The Active and Artistic World of Jon Urbana02.19.16

Jon Urbana is a man who cares. Everyone knows this thanks to his very public attempts are raising awareness and funds for some important charitable causes. No-kill pet shelters are very expensive to run, which is why there are so few of them. Through a GoFundMe campaign, Jon Urbana has worked hard to raise money for a popular no-kill cat shelter in Colorado. He is also someone who cares deeply about the environment, and his GoFundMe work for environmental causes is appreciated by many as well.

Yes, Jon Urbana is an Ellipse exec who uses his fame to help others. He is also a man with incredibly varied interests. Most who have heard of him do know Urbana was once a successful professional lacrosse player. Prior to entering the pro ranks, Urbana did quite well as a player for Villanova University. In fact, he was a standout as most soon-to-be pros are. Once his career finished, Jon Urbana moved onto a new direction as one of Denver’s most well-known philanthropists and the owner of one of its most popular sports camps. He runs the Next Level Lacrosse Camp. At the camp, Urbana is working on training the next generation of stars in the sport.

Urbana also has an artistic side to him. Anyone who checks out his Vimeo collection immediately notices he has an endearment for the natural world, as reflected in many nature videos. Of course, Urbana’s enjoyment of active things in life is also on display in his Tumblr postings.

For those who want to gain insight into the true artistic loves of Jon Urbana, checking out his photography is worth the time and effort. Food is frequently employed as a subject of his Product Hunt shares, and the food pictures do rise to the level of amazing and stunning artwork. Even those who are not “foodies” surely will be in awe of the photos in all their brilliance.

And there is an active pursuit Jon Urbana enjoys that might be a shock to many. He is an avid and experienced pilot. Urbana’s piloting experience is vaster than many realize. The FAA has even honored Urbana for his many accomplishments in piloting.

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