Jason Smith is a senior at Colgan High School in Manassas, Virginia. He is very active in his community through scouting, swimming, but most importantly through music. He has been playing percussion for almost 8 years through opportunities in middle school and high school music programs. He played in the Benton Middle School Band, the Osbourn Park High School Marching Band and Wind Ensemble. After transferring to the performing arts program at Colgan High School, he became active in the Colgan Wind Ensemble, the Pride of Colgan Marching Band, the Colgan Jazz Ensemble, the Colgan Symphony Orchestra, and the Colgan Concert Band.
He has been first chair in the High School All County and All District Honor Bands for three years in a row. In 2018, he was accepted into the All Virginia Concert Band, as well as first chair in the Senior Regional Orchestra. He intends to graduate from Colgan High School and go to a 4 year college to major in Music Education.