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 president of Movie to Movement, and 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). His short films include “Eyes to See” (2010), “Crescendo” (2011), and “Sing a Little Louder” (2015). Jones’ film and brainchild, Crescendo,
mainly screened at fundraisers for crisis pregnancy centers, for which it raised more than $5 million in support of women in need. His new film, Voiceless, is coming out in 2016.
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 and he regularly contributes to The Stream.
Jason lives with his wife in Hawaii and is the proud father of 7 children.