about Jason Gray

Currently Nashville, TN, but I was born in the tiny town of Lynd, Minnesota, population 248

Dogs or Cats?
I have loved both, but currently don’t have either

Morning person or night owl?
I run with the night people

Siblings, Family Size?
Half sister, born when I was 16, so I grew up an only child. Which is why it took me a long time to learn how to share 🙂

Do you have kids? 
Three sons who I love with all of my heart am so proud of and who have taught me more than I have taught them: Kipper, Jacob, and Gus

1st record you ever bought?
Michael Jackson, Thriller

Top 3 favorite albums of all time?
Surprise by Paul Simon
Achtung Baby by U2
Shine by Daniel Lanois

Guilty Pleasure music?
I kinda like me some angry girl music (Beyonce)
What was your first concert?
I think it was The Oak Ridge Boys with my grandparents! “My heeeaaarrt is on fire, Elvira….”

You have a night off, what are you watching?
Currently working my way through Parenthood on Netflix.

What was the last movie that moved you/made you laugh out loud/inspired you?
A Monster Calls–I had a surprisingly visceral reaction to it. It brought up some anger I hadn’t dealt with and sparked a pretty heated shouting match with God.

Top 3 Favorite Movies? 
Shawshank Redemption
Lord Of The Rings (all 3)
Nacho Libre

Last book you read OR your current favorite book?
Everlasting Is the Past by Walter Wangerin, Jr.
What are your favorite books? 
Beyond Words by Frederick Buechner
The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis
Winter’s Tale by Mark Helprin

Which Bible character do you most identify with?
David – the raw psalmist

Favorite Sports Team?

Favorite place in the entire world? 
My back deck

How many states have you been to?
49 (C’mon Alaska! Give me a call!!)

Which countries have you traveled to?
Mexico, Canada, Lesotho, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Japan, South Korea
What was your dream job when you were a kid?
Making music

Person you got nervous meeting and why?
My fiance’s parents, for obvious reasons

What’s on the top of your bucket list?
To go to Europe or to someday write a screenplay.

A random/ interesting fact about you:
I can blow balloons up with my nose. Two at a time.