MEET JASON CROW
Jason proudly represents Colorado’s 6th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Jason sits on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and House Foreign Affairs Committee, where he serves as the Ranking Member of the Oversight and Accountability Subcommittee. He serves on the Democratic Caucus’s National Security Task Force and is Vice-Chair of the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force. Every day in Congress, Jason is fighting for common sense solutions for all Coloradans.
Jason comes from a working-class background, and grew up with values that shaped his world view – like hard work, honesty, and fairness. The grandson of a bricklayer and son of small business owners, Jason worked minimum-wage jobs during high school and eventually enlisted in the National Guard and worked construction jobs to pay his way through college.
After the horrific 9/11 attacks, Jason served in the Army’s storied 82nd Airborne Division. As Jason matter-of-factly puts it, “I’ve just always been someone who goes where the fight is.” Jason soon found himself leading a platoon of paratroopers during the invasion of Iraq and earned the Bronze Star for his combat actions during the invasion.
Shortly after returning from Iraq he joined the Army’s elite 75th Ranger Regiment, serving two additional tours – this time in Afghanistan, as part of the Joint Special Operations Task Force, where Jason served along the Pakistan border.
Jason has been an outspoken advocate for his fellow veterans in Colorado and across the country. In 2012, fueled by the same patriotism and sense of justice that drove him to enlist in the military, Jason spoke at the Democratic National Convention, making the case for President Obama’s repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”
When Jason returned to civilian life, he fought for veterans and chaired the committee that led the charge to bring the Denver Veterans Medical Center to Aurora. Jason dedicated hundreds of hours to mentoring veterans transitioning from military to civilian life and helping expand programs in Colorado addressing veteran’s substance abuse.
Now, Jason serves Colorado’s 6th District in Congress where he fights to end corruption and the influence of money in politics, keep our communities safe from gun violence, fight the climate crisis, and protect Colorado’s working families.
After earning his law degree from the University of Denver, Jason practiced law, focusing on helping local businesses both small and large understand the regulatory and business environment so they could responsibly grow and succeed. Jason received many awards and community recognitions as an attorney and veterans advocate for his dedication to service.
Jason Crow: A servant leader who isn’t afraid to fight for what’s right. He’s always gone where the fight is. And now he’s fighting for us in Congress.