Jason is a native of Etowah, Tennessee. He returns to Knoxville following eight years of naval service in the Far East. He has undergraduate degrees in Art and Anthropology and is currently in his last year of a graduate degree at the University of Tennessee in Scenic Design. He has previously designed a puppet theatre production of Anton Chekov’s The Proposal at the Carousel Theatre, Anthony Clarvoe’s CTRL+ALT+DELete at the Clarence Brown Lab Theatre, and Matthew Lopez’s The Whipping Man at the Carousel Theatre.​