The Mark of a man is not found in his past, but how he overcomes adversity and builds his future.
Quitting is not an option. - Jason Redman


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Jason Redman is available to speak at events ranging from small all the way to large scale keynote presentations and lecture series.


  • Who packs your parachute? (12/17/2014) - Many of you know I am an avid skydiver.  I have a long way to go before I become a sky god, (as we affectionately call, those with thousands of jumps and can do anything in the air with ease), but I still love jumping.  Many of you also know how much I talk about
  • Sensationalism over Patriotism (12/10/2014) - A few days ago, I was up early and the news broke about the failed rescue attempt of Luke Somers.  The only news given at that time was US Special Operations Forces conducted the raid.  I thought to myself, this is how news of this caliber should be reported, facts without details.  As I sat
  • Interview with Marcus Luttrell (12/3/2014) - Marcus Luttrell and Jason Redman interview about The Trident – The Forging and Reforging of a Navy SEAL Leader  Marcus – What is the most important lesson you gained from your SEAL career? Jason – The only thing that truly stops you from overcoming adversity in life is you.  If you absolutely refuse to quit, ultimately you




Jason Redman was born in a small town in southern central Ohio. He joined the Navy on September 11, 1992 and began his naval career at boot camp in Orlando, Florida. He graduated from US Navy SEAL training in December of 1995 and was commissioned a Navy SEAL Officer in May of 2004.  In May of 2006, he graduated from the grueling US Army Ranger Course of Instruction to further his tactical knowledge and increase his understanding of Joint Operations and Army mission planning. On September 13, 2007 while acting as Assault Force Commander on an operation to capture an Al Qaeda High Value Individual LTJG Redman’s Assault Team came under heavy machine gun and small arms fire and he along with two other Teammates were wounded in the ensuing firefight.