Jason Scott Jones is a filmmaker and human rights activist. He works directly to aid the homeless, peoples facing genocide, and women with crisis pregnancies.
Jones began working in defense of life while attending the University of Hawaii. There he founded the Pro-Life Student Union and served as State Chairman of Young Americans for Freedom. Jones would go on to serve as director of Hawaii Right to Life, national youth director of American Life League, grassroots director of Brownback for President, and public relations director for the world's largest international pro-life organization, Human Life International. He has appeared in defense of the most vulnerable members of the human family on ABC, Fox, CNN, and hundreds of radio programs nationwide.
Jones is the Founder of HERO [Human-Rights Education and Relief Organization] a non-profit that promotes human dignity regardless of ability, age, status, race, or geography. He spearheaded a HERO initiative to bring clean water to suffering refugees in South Sudan. In 2009, despite the government’s warning of unsafe travel, Jason visited Darfur and inspected 26 new water wells and distributed $2 million in food, medicine, and other aid.
Movie To Movement, which Jones founded, aims at transforming the culture by promoting films with a message of beauty, truth, and love.
Jones is co-executive producer of BELLA, recipient of The People’s Choice Award at the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival. BELLA has inspired hundreds of women in crisis pregnancies to choose life.
Jones was associate producer of The Stoning of Soraya M., which won both the NAACP Image Award in 2010,and the L.A. Film Festival Award in 2009; and Eyes to See (2010). Jones’ most recent film and brainchild, Crescendo, hit theaters in February 2013. It was mainly screened at fundraisers for crisis pregnancy centers, for which it raised more than $5 million in support of women in need.
Jason Scott Jones is a film producer, author, activist, and human rights worker. Jones was an Executive Producer on the 2006 film, Bella, which won several film industry awards, most notably the People's Choice Award at the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival. Jason was the Associate Producer of the 2008 film, The Stoning of Soraya M., which won the NAACP Image Award in 2010 as well as the Los Angeles Film Festival Audience Award in 2009.
He was Producer in 2012 of the TV movie Mother Marianne: Portrait of a Saint and an Executive Producer of the new film Voiceless coming out in 2016. His short films include “Eyes to See” (2010), “Crescendo” (2011) and “Sing a Little Louder”(2015). He works directly to aid the homeless, peoples facing genocide, and women with crisis pregnancies. He is president of Movie to Movement and the Human Rights Education Organization (H.E.R.O.). He lives in Hawaii. The Race to Save Our Century is his first book and regularly contributes to The Stream. His first book, The Race to Save Our Century: Five Core Principles to Promote Peace, Freedom, and a Culture of Life, appeared in September 2014.
Jason lives with his wife in Hawaii and is the proud father of 7 children.