He participated in his family band: his father, Barry, was the singer, Jason’s elder brother played the guitar, while Jason himself battered the drums.
He failed his driving tests two or three times. However, this didn’t stop him from driving – he used to help his dad with the driving on long journeys, even though he was only 15. He admitted that he used to drive to the driving test, fail, and then drive back home.
He was one of the British team’s top divers and competed around the world at the Commonwealth Games, several Olympic trials and placed an impressive 12th at the World Championships.
He considers Mixed Martial Arts a hobby and says he actually practices jiu jitsu to relax
His big break into the entertainment business came when he was put by an agent on an advertisement for the French Connection.
He did most of his stunts in “The Transporter” in 2002 – including the car chase, the scuba diving and the fighting scenes.