Dr. Jason A. Beverly was born and raised in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He is a graduate of Hattiesburg High School and The University of Southern Mississippi. Dr. Beverly has worked in higher education administration for the past several years in student affairs. Prior to his time in higher education, he worked as an assistant editor and a reporter for a newspaper in south Mississippi. He and his wife, Monique are the proud parents of Mason and Morgan. In his spare time, Dr. Beverly enjoys writing, watching movies, and spending time with his family. For some odd reason, he is fascinated with the word, "though."