Jason is a native of Louisville, KY, and graduated from UK in 2010 with degrees in International Relations and Spanish, with a minor in French. In 2014, he completed his masters degree in Educational Policy Studies & Evaluation at UK as well, and he is currently enrolled in Eastern Kentucky University's graduate certificate program in Safety, Security & Emergency Management. Some of his main responsibilities include working with UK employees who travel abroad for business purposes, non-credit student travel endorsed by UK, risk management issues related to international travel, student travel to higher-risk destinations, crisis management, and UK's international insurance policy.
Jason has had a lifelong passion for travel. So far, he has had the opportunity to visit and/or study in 34 foreign countries, 49 of the U.S. states, and Puerto Rico. His best experiences abroad were in Guatemala and New Zealand, while he ranks New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming as his favorite U.S. destinations.