Jason started martial arts at the age of twelve to learn to defend himself. After wrestling in high school and junior college, Jason received his black belt in jiu jitsu in 2014. Jason sees jiu jitsu as a way of life and loves to pass any type of positive knowledge on to the next generation. This passion drives his desire to teach. Jason has also trained in MMA and has fought 15 times professionally. Jason feels lucky to teach alongside Nino and Peppe at such an amazing academy.