Brendan Smialowski, Agence France-Presse
41, Colorado — 6, D
Jason paid his way through college by working construction and enlisting in the National Guard before becoming an Army Ranger.
In addition to being partner at a law firm, Jason served three tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. After struggling to obtain his own veterans’ benefits, he began working to help other veterans across Colorado.
Photo: Cornell Capa, JFK Library
36, Texas — 2, R