Jayson is the Founder and Chairman of Veterans in Global Leadership. He formerly served as a Presidential Management Fellow at The White House, Office of Management and Budget. Jayson is a U.S. Air Force and Iraq War veteran, a former U.S. Fulbright Scholar to Turkey, Socrates Scholar at the Aspen Institute, Defense Council Member at Truman National Security Project and a Carnegie New Leader at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Relations. Previously, he served as a Military Advisor to U.S. Congressman Beto O'Rourke and as an Adjunct Junior Fellow at the American Security Project. His analysis on national security and foreign policy issues has been published in numerous media and think tank organizations such as Asia Times, NPR, Carnegie Council, Foreign Policy Journal and Partnership for a Secure America. Jayson holds a Global Executive MPA from New York University and the University College London and was awarded top 40 Latinos in Foreign Policy from the Diversity and National Security Network and New America in 2020 and 40 under 40 Latinos in Foreign Policy by Huffington Post in 2016.