Having grown up in Compton, California , Jason has a great grasp on dealing with the inner-city youth. He loves helping young student-athletes.
Jason graduated from Artesia High School in Lakewood, CA. Jason earned a full athletic scholarship to Indiana University and ended up taking the junior college route at Compton Community College after hitting a few bumps in the road. There he went on to break every California junior college passing record in 1998-1999. Jason then was offered a full scholarship to New Mexico University but could not attend because his academic clock had started years before. So he enrolled at Fort Hays State University in Kansas, where he went on to break every school record in a mere 2 year span.
Jason was then picked up by the KC Chiefs as an unrestricted free-agent and was invited to participate in mini-camp with the practice squad.
He was released by the Chiefs and picked up by the BakersfieldBlitz of the Arena League, where he played 1 year. There he helped the Blitz win the division title in its first year of existence. He was then offered a contract to play for the NFL Europe, but he declined in order to stay in the States and continue to play professionally. He went on to play for the Chicago Rush of the Arena League and finally gave up his playing career in 2003.
That is when Jason's coaching career began. Jason was offered a job at Artesia High, his alma mater. He took over a team that had only 19 players, and did it with only weeks to go, before the start of the season. Jason was then offered the
Offensive Coordinator position at Verbum Dei High School. Jason's offense ranked in the top 5 in almost every category, all of this with an all sophomore team running the show. His Verbum Dei Eagles advanced to the second round of the CIF playoffs, only to be eliminated by the powerful Oaks Christian Lions who showcased the great Jimmy Clausen at QB.
Jason's career then began
to catapult; he was offered his first college coaching job at East Los Angeles Junior College in Monterey Park, CA. where he assisted one of the most decorated community college coaches in the state of California, Marguet Miller. Miller, who has won several state championships at Mount San Antonio College. The year prior to Jason's arrival,
ELAC was 0-10. Jason helped them improve to 5-5 in just one year.
Jason then went on to accept the Offensive Coordinator position at San Bernardino Valley College where he taught and coached in 2006.
Jason's offense ranked in the top 10 in almost every category and featured 3
Jason's QB was named conference player of the year and his TE was named to the 1st team All-American team. Jason resigned from his position in San Bernardino to move back to the Los Angeles area and take over the offense at his alma mater, Compton College, where he then tookover as head coach for 2 seasons, and assisted in turning around another program that was down for years. Jason is now currently the Head Coach at Long Beach Cabrillo High School in Long Beach. Jason led Cabrillo to it's best season in school hisory in 2011. Jason led Cabrillo to it's first playoff appearance in over 6 years. Jason led Chaffey College to the Western States Bowl game in his last season before taking the Cabrillo job. Cabrillo High School led the Pac 5 in total Offense and led the Moore League in total Offense in just his first season.