Jason was born in Arizona and grew up in Tucson. He graduated from the University of Arizona with BA in Religious Studies and Minor in History (emphasis on Islamic Studies and Middle Eastern history) and received a Masters of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary. He has served in a variety of different ministries in his home church of Vineyard City Church as well as serving on leadership teams for Tucson Refugee Ministry and Goshen Ministries (based in Tucson, AZ). Currently he works full-time with the Graduate and Faculty Ministries division of InterVarsity and the Graduate Christian Fellowship at the University of Arizona. He is also a part-time Instructor for the online program of Messenger College (Texas).