Jason Elam was born in Ft. Walton Beach, Florida, and grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. In 1988, Jason received a full football scholarship to the University of Hawaii where he played for four years, earning academic All-America and Kodak All-America honors. He graduated in 1992 with a B.S. in Communications and was drafted in the third round of the 1993 NFL draft by the Denver Broncos. In 1997 and 1998, Jason won two back-to-back World Championships with the Broncos and was selected to the Pro Bowl in 1995, 1998, and 2001. He is currently working on a M.A. in Global Apologetics at Liberty Theological Seminary and has an abiding interest in Middle East affairs, the study of scripture, and defending the Christian faith. Jason is a licensed commercial airplane pilot and lives in Denver, Colorado, with his wife, Tamy, and their family.