Jason is an ROV pilot/technician for the Undersea Vehicles Program at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW). Jason received his B.S. in Marine Science and Meteorology from N.C. State University in 2008. After graduation, he worked for C & C Technologies as a hydrographic surveyor in the Gulf of Mexico, conducting NOAA marine debris surveys and Oil & Gas surveys. He then worked as a satellite oceanographer in the commercial fishing industry for DigitalGlobe in Herndon, Virginia. Jason has been with the Undersea Vehicles Program for three years and has completed 14 ROV missions, 167 ROV dives, and spent more than 315 hours piloting the ROV.