Jonathan “JD” Due | Director of Programs & Scholarships

Joining PTF in 2018, “JD” oversees the selection, engagement and professional development for the Tillman Scholar community.

A native of Houston, JD graduated from West Point in 1998 and served in the U.S. Army until 2018. During his military service, he served in Armor, Stryker and Cavalry units, and deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation New Dawn and Operation Atlantic Resolve. In addition to his operational assignments, JD served as an Assistant Professor at West Point and as the lead writer for numerous conceptual and doctrinal publications. He holds a B.S. in History from West Point and a M.A. in History from the University of North Carolina, where he is also a Ph.D. candidate.

Passionate about the intersection of scholarship, service, and leadership, JD resides in Chicago with his wife and two extraordinary children.