Jason Olive can currently be seen playing the role of "Joseph" in hit television comedy Tyler Perry’s For Better Or Worse. Much of this weekly series centers on the relationship of Joseph (played by Olive) and Leslie (played by Crystle Stewart) as they wrestle with that age-old question... are they "the one."
Cult film fans might have also caught Jason playing the role of "Hunter" in Greg Araki’s Kaboom. Kaboom won the Gay Palm Award at the Cannes Film Festival in 2011. Jason is an actor who enjoys great diversity in his projects and is also known for his roll of "Jessie" on the critically acclaimed Lisa Kudrow, HBO Comedy The Comeback as well as a recurring role as the doctor everyone loves to hate as "Dr. McHottie" on the The Game.
Past performances of note include originating the character of "Dr. Frank Hubbard" on the daytime drama All My Children, playing the "fashionably-friendly" companion of Kate Hudson in Raising Helen as "Chad," and starring in the feature film about the world of professional beach volleyball, Beach Kings.
Jason takes particular pride in his turn as "Richard LeMontant" in Ann Rice's unforgettable saga of life, love and the collision of cultures in The Feast of All Saints. Jason has lent his leading-man good looks to numerous A-List brands. His comfortability in front of the camera makes him a natural spokesperson and sought after personality.
Jason is a celebrated photographer who was most recently selected by Emerging Focus as one of the top 20 emerging photographers in the country. His newest series, "The Devil's Churn Collection," focuses on the Northern Pacific Coast. The collection gives viewers an intimate look at the ocean in a way they have never seen before. Both beautiful and awe inspiring, the collection asks new questions and paves new ground in the discussion of landscape photography.
Jason is also known as the Founding Partner in a revolutionary system of fitness called "Budokon." Jason brought his screen experience while producing and directing the hit series of DVDs, which accompany the program.
Later this year Jason will make his theatrical directing debut, directing the film Forever Together. The film was written by Jason along with actor, Billy Flynn.
Jason attended the University of Hawaii on a duel literature and sports scholarship. Having qualified for his first professional volleyball tournament at the age of 17, Jason went on to become a First Team All-American at the University of Hawaii as well as lead the school to it's first ever Final Four appearance.
Today Jason gives back to the sport by coaching and mentoring children through his foundation, The Jayo Foundation. The foundation’s motto of "Volleyball Helping Kids" has lead to the creation of the largest Celebrity Pro-Am volleyball tournament in the sport. This year the Jayo Invitational will celebrate its 10th year. Through its commitment to the United States Volleyball League (USYVL) the Jayo Foundation will help to serve over 10,000 children per annum.