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Jason Pearson

Public Relations Manager

Email: jpearson@griffinshockey.com

Phone: (616) 774-4585 ext. 3026

Bio

Number of seasons with the Griffins (including 2018-19): 4

Hometown: Grand Rapids, Mich.

States (and provinces or countries) you've lived in: Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Arkansas, North Carolina

College degree/year/school: B.A. in communication / 2014 / Michigan State University

Sports idols as a youth: Vince Carter, Tim Duncan, Tiger Woods, Tom Izzo

As a child, you dreamed of becoming: An NBA player or a firefighter

First job/your age: Baseball umpire, 14 or 15 years old

Other sports teams you've worked for: Michigan State Spartans, Arkansas Razorbacks

If you could trade places for a day with another occupation/person, what/who would it be: Kevin Hart or late '90s/early '00s Tiger Woods

Most exciting/unique thing you've done or place you've visited: Volunteering for the Big Ten and getting to be on the field during the 2013 Big Ten Championship game when Michigan State beat Ohio State and then going to Los Angeles/Pasadena for MSU's 2014 Rose Bowl Championship. Sitting third row on Centre Court at Wimbledon and having the opportunity to watch Roger Federer play.

Sports played growing up: Basketball, baseball, golf, tennis

An interesting fact about you: I recorded my first career hole-in-one while playing with my dad on Aug. 3, 2010

Favorite sports movies: Happy Gilmore, Waterboy

Favorite spectator sports: Basketball, baseball, golf, tennis

Favorite pro/college sports teams (excluding Griffins): Michigan State (Go Green!), Chicago Cubs

Favorite recreational activities/hobbies: Golf, staying active, getting a lift in, running, reading