Jason grew up in LeMars, IA and attended the University of Iowa, receiving a degree in Communications, and Iowa State University, where he received a degree in meteorology. He has worked at WHO-TV, KCCI-TV, and KCWI-TV forecasting and covering Iowa's ever-changing weather. Jason joined Compass Financial Services as a Sales Assistant in 2016, and in 2020 began his career with the team at Clear Mortgage. He is also a Business Consultant with an nonprofit called Avenue Scholars. aHe lives in Urbandale with his wife Kelly and sons Nolen, Maddox, and Hudson and their trusty dog, Radar.