Jason grew up in New York. After he graduated from high school, he earned a culinary arts degree and then worked as a cook. He eventually became a singing server at the restaurant that he cooked at. Perez has also performed at the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular.
At one point, Perez worked for the Actor's Equity Union.
Jason is enrolled at Queens College, where he studies Political Science.
He made an appearance in a Season 5 episode of "Little Women: LA".