A 1986 graduate of Jonesboro High, Jon Olsen won five Golds and 1 Silver at the US Olympic Festival that year. At the 1989 Pan Pacific Games, Jon won 2 Golds and a Silver. At the 1992 Olympics, he won 3 Golds and a Bronze, swimming on all three relays, including freestyle leg of the record-setting 400m Medley Relay. In 1993, 4 Golds were won at the Pan Pacific Games. Jon was selected US Swim Team Captain at the 1996 Olympics at Atlanta where he won 2 additional Golds on the 400m and 800m Freestyle Relays.