Owner of 5 Rings Fitness, Jason was born and raised in Fairfax, Virginia. In high school, he played basketball at nationally ranked Bishop O’Connell High School. After graduation, he went to Villanova University where he walked-on the varsity basketball team. Jason played from 2007-2010 and was a member of Villanova’s Final Four team in 2009. During his time at Villanova, Jason obtained a B.S. in Business Administration majoring in Finance and Management with a minor in International Business. He also obtained a Master’s of Science in Finance, graduating in 2011.
Jason currently trains extensively in the iron sports, particularly Powerlifting and Weightlifting. He lifts RAW (w/ wraps) and has a competitive total in the 242lb weight class of 1,505lbs. His best lifts are a 540lb Squat, 375lb Bench Press, 590lb Deadlift, 107KG Snatch and 125KG Clean and Jerk.
Jason is responsible for all business and financial considerations for 5 Rings; he also works with 5 Rings’ athletes in individual or group settings. He is the strength and conditioning coach for the boys basketball program at his high school alma mater, Bishop O'Connell, and holds his USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coaching Certificate.
Posted on Wed, May 15, 2013
by Jason Colenda