Jason graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in agricultural economics and minors in mathematics and economics. He was involved in a number of campus organizations, including Maroon Coats, Agricultural Economics Quiz Bowl, and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Student Council. Jason enjoys speaking in his free time, working to develop and facilitate youth oriented workshops with organizations like the Texas FFA Association and Texas Farm Bureau. He has worked at the Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture for over three years and assists in activities such as proposal submission and budget development. Jason hopes to utilize his experiences at the Bush School to give him the ability to pursue a career in international agriculture.