Jason, a native Nashvillian and son of Mark and Brenda Tant, graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2003, where he received his B.S in Human and Organizational Development. Jason attended Vanderbilt University on a full athletic scholarship, where he played as an Offensive Lineman for the Commodores. After college, Jason spent one year as an Account Manager for the Buntin Group, a Nashville advertising agency, handling outdoor advertising for companies such as Cracker Barrel and Blue Cross Blue Shield. Deciding to make a life change, Jason followed his dream to become a professional Firefighter and joined the Nashville Fire Department in September 2004. Jason is a 5th generation Firefighter, joining his cousins, uncle and grandfather in a long line of Nashville Firefighters. Jason continues to work as a Firefighter, on a 24/48 schedule. On his off days from NFD, Jason oversees our Marketing and Business Development, as well as updating Social Media. Jason enjoys meeting with new or prospective clients and building relationships that last, long after the job is finished.
Jason and his wife Candice have been married 9 years and have one daughter, Anna Clare, and another child due September of this year. Jason loves to travel with his wife. He enjoys an adventure and experiencing new cultures. Jason also loves being a father and having daddy/daughter dates with Anna Clare.
Jason’s life motto comes from “Invictus”, a favorite poem of his, “I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul”.