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Crew Profile: Jason Hees

November 12, 2008

Crew member Jason Hees is Darius Goes West’s resident strong man. He’s really good at lifting stuff.

You’ll find him behind Darius in a lot of pictures…

or just along the corners of the frame.

Jason also owns an iPhone. So, until our wonderful friends at Syracuse got us a GPS system for the RV, Jason was our de facto navigator. Now, he uses the iPhone to settle bets.

However, Jason also has tremendous musical talent. He’s a major force behind Darius’s aspiring rap career, and D looks to him as a producer and a role model.

As a musician, Jason felt he could explain himself best in rhyme-form.

At first it was all about music, drumming, /
and a melody you would be humming.

I went to Middle Tennessee State University /
where I learned the music business and a lil diversity.

After that it was a band called The Hot Rocks, /
we played everywhere–even a few sock hops.

Opened for some bands like Blessid Union of Souls, Family Force Five, and Switchfoot, /
but we have since been on break cause we can’t stay put.

‘Twas off to Berklee College of Music in Boston /
where I learned some new grooves, but think I have lost em.’

Now I stay confined to the sweet studio sound /
and I got a few kids running around.

Got to pay for two SUVs /
but that can wait until we sell 1 million DVDs!!!

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10 Responses to “Crew Profile: Jason Hees”

  1. On November 19th, 2008, Struke said:

    Jason, you are one of the funniest guys I’ve ever met. Thanks for making the Toledo tour stop a fun time. I wish I could take a couple weeks off and just travel with the crew. You guys are a blast.

  2. On November 22nd, 2008, margaux hammer said:

    hey jason im margaux the girl from cleveland who gave you the picture of her cat haha well i just wanted to say thank you for coming to our school you were so funny

    thanks,
    magraux :-)

  3. On March 14th, 2009, keyarra said:

    I love you
    i was so happy you came to GARRISON!!
    :)

  4. On March 18th, 2009, Desiee M Sanderson said:

    my class watched the movie an jason hees remineded me of my friend who died in a car accedent and he acted so much like him and kinda looks like him but my friend had black hair and i just love the that cause i miss my friend (RIP Mike)

  5. On March 19th, 2009, Timera said:

    hi jason thanks for making you stop at garrison the best. im the one that was sitting infront of the girl in the hawian lays, i also performed in the “kavarap!”

    thx for comming!

  6. On March 19th, 2009, Lisa H said:

    Jason rocks!

  7. On March 29th, 2009, lil person said:

    okay, all the crew is awsome(Darius is awsomest), but Jason has gotta be the wackiest. So, therefor, Jason wins my award for craziest DGW crew member. Yay!

  8. On April 12th, 2009, i need to shrink said:

    You’re so funny,but I also like how you like to make a point.Its awesome what you did for Darius,but I got a question,what do you do if you feel like you’re not being treated like a friend,but the servert of the group because you’re a pushover?I really need some advice.But anyways…lol just wanted to say whats up dude and how are you.

  9. On November 3rd, 2010, Nikki said:

    We’re watching the movie in my class and the students love you-a hometown football player (yes they looked you up on the 1,000 lb. club) that they can relate to…Thanks!

  10. On August 7th, 2015, Felipe said:

    Gracias! Feliz af1o nuevo! Que todos los eventos de este af1o la forma mejor de lo que podreda supnoer, incluso en mis suef1os me1s salvajes! Buena suerte y optimismo!

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