Jason joined the UMHB family in August 2019 as Dean of Spiritual Life and University Chaplain following 25 years of military service. He is passionate about developing leaders and committed to expeditionary ministry. He majored in History at the University of Florida earning a Bachelor of Arts in 2000. He completed a Master of Divinity at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 2008. He earned a graduate diploma from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College in 2016. He has been married to his college sweetheart, Christie, for 20 years, and they have four sons: Joshua, Eli, Caleb, and Nathan.