Jason was born in Canton, OH and moved to Boca Raton, FL when he was 11. He didn't start playing golf until he was 15, but earned a spot on the Florida State University golf team his freshman year and competed on the team for four years from 1990-1994. He graduated with a Finance degree and entered the golf business working as an Assistant Golf Professional at various clubs including Southern Hills CC (Tulsa, OK), Adios Golf Club (Florida), and Hallbrook CC (Kansas City) and earned his PGA Class "A" Membership in 1998. After getting married in 2001, he left the golf industry and entered the business world also while starting the MBA program at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa. Jason, his wife Andie, and their two boys moved to Colorado Springs in the spring of 2011 and is now the President for UMB Bank in Colorado Springs. He currently serves on the boards for the First Tee of Colorado Springs; Peak Vista Community Health Systems; and Children's Literacy Center. He also is a panelist with Golf Digest Magazine.