2008 (Indoor Senior): During the indoor season, Jason scored twice in the triple jump, finishing sixth (14.38m) at the Air Force Invitational (Feb. 1) and seventh (14.03m) at the MWC indoor championships (Feb. 28).
2007 (Junior): After achieving his then-personal best indoor triple jump (14.89m) at the Don Barrett Air Force Open (Jan. 27), Jason scored at the Air Force Invitational (Feb. 2) by finishing in fourth place (14.33m). During the outdoor season, he scored twice, first by winning (14.95m) the Rob Upton Invitational (March 24) and then by finishing fourth (14.43m) at the MWC outdoor championships (May 9).
2006 (Sophomore): Jason scored twice in the indoor season. He finished in fourth place (14.34m) at the Air Force Invitational (Feb. 3) and sixth (14.35m) at the MWC indoor championships (Feb. 23). During the outdoor season he scored once, finishing fifth (14.52m) at the MWC outdoor championships (May 10).
2005 (Freshman): In his freshman year, Jason scored during the outdoor season with a sixth-place finish (14.49m) at the MWC outdoor championships (May 11).
High School: Jason was a threetime varsity letterwinner in both track and football while attending Arapahoe High School in Littleton, Colo. In 2002 and 2003 he was named all-conference as both kicker and punter. He was all-state second team in 2002 and first team all-state in 2003. He was track team MVP in both 2002 and 2003. He holds the school record in the triple jump (14.23m), set in 2004.
Personal: Jason was born June 8, 1986, to Roland and Sue Smith in Denver, Colo. He has a brother, Travis, who also runs track at CSU. He is majoring in construction management. A two-sport college athlete, he also serves as CSU's kicker on its football team, and own the most accurate field-goal percentage in school history.