Born and raised in Arizona, Jason Hope is an entrepreneur, a technology investor, and a philanthropist. He obtained his bachelors and Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Arizona State of University. Over the years, Jason has exhibited a deep passion for philanthropy which is focused on healthcare, education, as well as scientific research and biotechnology.
He is a firm believer that every person deserves a good education. His experience with the Arizona school system was so amazing that he takes every opportunity to advise the students about the importance of learning both inside and outside the classroom. Jason Hope offers strong support to educational programs in Arizona. He is among the few individuals, who have maintained unshakable loyalty to their hometowns, and not only refuses to move out but also looks for ways through which he can give back to the community and institutions that have shaped his personality.
One of his goals is to promote equality in education by contributing financial aid to schools and students who are not financially disadvantaged. JAson Hope does not perceive education as a privilege but rather a right that every student deserves irrespective of their social and economic backgrounds.
Jason Hope’s most recent contribution was a donation made to The Teach for America’s Phoenix Chapter that funds the Sponsor a Teacher Program. The program is designed to assist with the recruitment, training, as well as support for its Phoenix corps. Jason will make classroom visits and also interact with the corps members to witness the effect of his donation.
Jason Hope makes his money from his portfolio of technology firms. At the beginning of his career, he established Jawa. The mobile communications company became the parent firm for the additional partnerships that he formed in the technology industry. Jason Hope’s investments are made up of companies that offer digital media solutions, marketing services, interactive software, and computer and business information systems solutions. His inspiration to build Jawa was derived from his belief that the future of the society is highly dependent on technology.