COWBOY VILLAIN 50NL Hand 1: 3-bet re-iso IP KJo flop cbet/re-raise 932 2 A

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COWBOY VILLAIN 50NL Hand 1: 3-bet re-iso IP KJo flop cbet/re-raise 932 2 A

BN: $72.47
SB: $53.40
BB: $128.87
UTG: $49.38
UTG1: $28.99
UTG2: $100.12
LJ: $55.73
HJ: $68.85 (Hero)
CO: $68.34
Cowboy reads:
[overly]aggressive, betting frequencies too high
3-bet range much lighter per position, more speculative hands
Continues lighter facing a bet or raise
Stubborn and sporadic

*I feel I am not doing a good job of exploiting this villain. The group of hands I have posted are meant to help me gain a better understanding of how best to tackle this villain type. When I do have strong value hands, I get paid off frequently. My main issue is playing my hand when missing the board but 'knowing' villain's range remains much weaker / marginal.
Looking back at the hands I'm sure I should be raising slightly more - but I do feel it was boards that for the hand I'm repping I didn't need much protection
Preflop ($0.75) (9 Players)
Hero was dealt K J
UTG folds, UTG1 calls $0.50, UTG2 raises to $2, LJ folds, Hero raises to $6.75, CO folds, BN folds, SB folds, BB folds, UTG1 folds, UTG2 calls $4.75
Coyboy is UTG2. UTG1 is a loose passive.

I probably have too many combos if i'm always 3-betting all my offsuit broadway, but I felt this spot has merits. UTG2 is much wider and my hand plays well versus is OOP c3b range which will include more SCs Axx Kxx etc. I'm expecting to see folds here quite often.
Flop ($14.75) 3 9 2 (2 Players)
UTG2 checks, Hero bets $7, UTG2 raises to $14, Hero raises to $22, UTG2 calls $8
I'm wondering if my cbet sizing here is inducing? I don't expect a stubborn villain to fold his pairs on this flop, so I'm aiming to fold out the non-Ace high hands and setup turn and river barrels on broadway turns to fold out the 44-88 and some floats as well as the A5-A2 type hands that either have pairs or a high card+ gut shot

Instead I'm faced with the min-check-raise and from what I know about his range being much wider he hardly has a set here (and may slowplay it), so how do I proceed? Is he just inducing and stacking off JJ-TT. Is he slowplaying premiums AA-QQ. I feel like his range remains weak and contains some pure bluffs - but do I call and raise turn? Does it look like I have Ace high when I do this? I really don't know - and hence my predicament. I'm not sure what is best since I can 3bet or call with my value range, but I have King high here?!
Turn ($65.75) 3 9 2 2 (2 Players)
UTG2 checks, Hero checks
He flatted my flop 3-bet and a very brick turn. At this point I'm putting him squarely on a medium pocket pair that went for 'protection'/value on the flop - I don't see him folding on this turn and check behind.
River ($65.75) 3 9 2 2 A (2 Players)
UTG2 checks, Hero bets $40.10, and is all in, UTG2 calls $40.10

The river brings an Ace which should hit my range? Or does my line make little sense with the Ace high hands? This whole hand seems like a mess

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