Jason Mayo was born and raised in St. Louis, MO. He earned his BA in English/Communications at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado.
Mr. Mayo spent most of his time at the undergraduate level making films. He directed, wrote, and produced two 20-minute fiction shorts and 1 documentary that was presented at the Durango Student Film Festival. Among other things, Mr. Mayo was involved with numerous film projects outside his college and was a proud member of the Fort Lewis College student film club.
Mr. Mayo also studied film at his undergraduate level including Film History, Media Theory, Irish Cinema, Native American Cinema, and media studies. Overall, his real passion is Irish Cinema and History, American Cinema from the 1970s, and Australian cinema.
In short, Mr. Mayo hopes to earn his Master's in Film Studies at Ohio University and pursue his Ph.D in film studies for his teaching career.