Jason is originally from Mississippi. He earned a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from Mississippi State University. During his summers in college he worked at Philmont Boy Scout Ranch as a Ranger. He provided a year of service to AmeriCorps NCCC* in the NE region of the country. After AmeriCorps, Jason moved to Denver, CO where he began his career in firefighting and EMS. He left Denver to move to Sandy, UT when he married Wendy whom he met while working at Philmont. He recently finished paramedic school and is continuing to pursue a career in firefighting and EMS.