Jason was born in New Orleans, Louisiana but grew up in the suburb of Metairie. He graduated from Nicholls State University with a degree in Electrical Engineering Technology. He played varsity football, was on the radio and involved in the performing arts. After a career in radio and television, he attended Loyola School of Law in New Orleans. He opened a private practice focusing on corporate, collection and consumer rights. He became a partner in the firm of Naccari, Deas and Pugh. His personal clients at the time included Benson Automotive World (owned by a well known local family), and most of the major hospitals and clinics in the metropolitan New Orleans area. He has taught in the areas of health care privacy law, collection and risk management. He received knighthoods from both the Roman Catholic church and the Imperial Family of Vietnam for his world-wide charity work. He is active in his church, its music ministry and in work for the poor. He holds belts in three martial arts. He treasures fatherhood, and is a tenor soloist and professional actor in the metropolitan New Orleans area.?