A semi-retired excavating contractor, Councilman Jason McCraw completd his secondary education at Hopkinsville High School, after which he entered military in 1967. Following nine years of sevice in the Army, he was honorably discarged as a Staff Sergeant and Vietnam War veteran. In 1977, McCraw then attended Hopkinsville Community College for vocational classes in construction. For 35 years, he has owned a local small business, mostly involving excavating.
Councilman McCraw is a Life Member of VFW Post 1913 and serves on the Honor Guard. Spending time with family, especially his grandchildren is his greatest joy. He also enjoys serving at the Salvation Army alongside other members of First Christian Church.
McCraw currently holds positions on the Hopkinsville Cable Television Oversight Authority, Basic Property Maintenance Code Committee, and E911 Advisory Board. He is grateful to be serving the citizens of Hopkinsville as a member of City Council.