Name: Ray Christopher Jona Current Rank: Lieutenant/ Assistant Chief Engineer Post: U.S.S Lothlorien NCC-514251-C
Personal History He was born to a Leeandra Monroe and Lt. Comdr. Troy Jona on May 6, 2362 on the planet of Betazed. His mother is Terran from Baton Rouge, Louisana. His father is Betazoid from Teris Province. He has telepathic and empathic abilities. He first showed his empathic ability in secondary school. It was a troubling experience it was on rush of emotions from his classmates. He has very close relationship with his mother whom is his guidance and support. His father, on the other hand, is on bad terms. Which later to be revealed on Stardate 238512.18 that stems from not being able understand his son or the ability to help him with his empathic sense. When he was about seven years of age, himself and his family were mugged by Klingon thieves on the planet Earth. Till this day he is very mistrustful of klingons. He joined the Academy when he was 17 on Gifted Cadet program sponsored by his planet. Leaving with aspirations to be a doctor like his father and mother. Also when he was young, He built model Starships with his little brother, Daniel Kenneth Jona whom also joined the Academy on the same scholarship. Ray is oldest of the Jona brothers. Along with the second in line Daniel they have a younger brother Bastian Jona whom is only 10. He currently slowly realizing his deep seated connection with his father. He continues to get many messages from his family members especially his brother, Daniel.
Lt. Commander Jona, is also well known on his research on telepath and non-telepath relations. He is currently trying to find reasoning in why Betazoids develop the ability to be empathic when they mate with non-telepathic species.
Starfleet Record He attend the academy at young age and work for the first two years with a major in Medicine. He began taking classes on Warp Mechanics. When he was 21, he changed his major to Engineering Mechanics and minored in Medicine. He also worked part time at an off campus pub as a bartender. He finished class at the top of his class and was assign to his first post to the USS Lothlorien, a Nova Class Science Ship. He continued his work as an Engineering officer under Lt. Nlaun and Commanding Officer the now Admiral Styre, When the Lieutenant went on leave. he step up somewhat and took his duties and was later promoted by Capt. Tzal, current Executive officer to Lieutenant Junior Grade on 238304.15 during the Breen Fiasco. He later got his first lead on away mission on Stardate 238409.28. After the dealing with USS Evans he was promoted to Lieutenant by the returned Admiral Styre on 238411.02. He continued to work hard through promotion of the now Commander Schulte and Executive Officer. He later was promoted to Assistant Chief Engineer. He continues to work diligently and hard with this new title and shows his quick smarts and hard-work to this day. A update on his record was the he also one the few whom new advances on transporter technology. He has not issued any of his finding yet but these new development will become more evident soon. Since t he change Jona went on a special mission moving and doing exchange programs with other ships to make them more operationally friendly.
He has been working with Fst Lt. Maha on his empathic ablilites during same time her son Atuanya Maha. As the miraculous aging. He became fast friends with Luzoga until his return to his own kind. He is also close with Engineer Lt. JG Thomas Obrion. The two became to crazy and goofy mechanics on the ship playing practical jokes able him to show his more playful side. He also constructed mediation program. He received a stone from his friend, Maha in order to better focus. He also found out later during the Supernova incident on 238411.02 what made his father so disappointed in him. He has taking time out of his day for much needed preparation and has begun to write poetry to explain his feelings. He still feels like an outsider to the crew especially his command but this not truly evident because he respects them to much.
Stats Height:67in Weight: 160lbs Abilities: telepathy and empathic
Awards 238304.15-Promotion to Lt. Junior Grade During the Breen Fiasco Gold Bar 238409.28 Also Dated to be his lead on a Away Mission on the USS Evans Gold Bar 238411.02 Promotion to Lieutenant 238411.02 Silver Bar 238411.23 Double Gold Bar 238411.23 for Visit on Psyterrais II Change of Command adding New Commander Schulte as XO Stardate 238412.21 Received Silver Bar and Got Promoted to Assistant Chief Engineer