Jason comes from an amateur wrestling background and was a three-sport athlete in high school where he played baseball, wrestling, and football. As part of the Indiana University, Everhart was ranked top 15 in the nation for three years in a row which is a great feat to achieve. Everhart graduated with a bachelor's degree in biology with minors in chemistry, social science, and medicine. He had to put his plans of attending dental school in order to pursue a career in pro-wrestling.
- Florida Championship Wrestling
- Jason Jordan NXT
- Jason Jordan Smackdown
- Jason Jordan Move to RAW and storyline with Kurt Angle
Florida Championship Wrestling
Gerald Briscoe scouted Jason Jordan from college and he was recruited to participate in the WWE tryout in 2010. Jordan was offered a contract but he refrained from signing till he finished his college degree.
As part of the WWE developmental territory: FCW, he took on the ring name Jason Jordan. Jordan is a former FCW Tag Team Champion along with CJ Parker and interestingly they are the last team to hold that belt since FCW was rebranded into NXT in 2012.
Jason Jordan NXT
Jordan made his televised NXT debut on the June 27, 2012, episode, where he lost a match to Jinder Mahal. Jordan failed to find any success in his early days on NXT and a failed team-up with Tye Dillinger led to Jordan turning heel eventually.
He then entered into a storyline in May 2015 with Chad Gable which resulted in the two starting a tag team. They went on to defeat various other teams on NXT and turned face during their match with the team of Baron Corbin and Rhyno as part of the Dusty Rhodes Classic in the semi-final match at NXT Takeover: Respect.
It wasn't until January 27, 2016 episode of NXT that the duo adopted the name "American Alpha". They went on to become the NXT Tag Team Champions at NXT Takeover: Dallas after defeating The Revival. They, however, lost the Tag Team titles to The Revival at the very next NXT Takeover.
Jason Jordan Smackdown
As part of the 2016 WWE Draft, American Alpha were drafted to Smackdown on July 18. They made their official debut on the main roster on the August 2nd episode of Smackdown picking up a win against the Vaudevillians.
Although the team remained in constant contention for the Smackdown Tag Team Titles, they failed to win the Championships until in late December when they bested the Wyatt Family to pick up the Championships for the first time. They lost their Championships to The Usos after an 84-day long reign.
Jason Jordan Move to RAW and storyline with Kurt Angle
In July 2017, Kurt Angle was involved in a new storyline where he received numerous mystery texts. On the 17th July episode of RAW, it was revealed that Jason Jordan was the son of RAW general manager Kurt Angle. He was drafted to RAW as part of this story, thus putting an end to American Alpha.
Jason Jordan was introduced as a babyface but the poorly thought out story resulted in a severe backlash from the fans and Jordan started to get booed heavily.
Jordan then entered into a brief program with the Miz which culminated in an Intercontinental Title Match between The Miz and Jason Jordan. However, Jordan was unable to capture the IC Championship from the Miz at No Mercy.
Jordan then continued to have stellar matches with top Superstars like Roman Reigns, John Cena, Seth Rollins and Samoa Joe, although always ending up on the losing end. Jordan also failed to get over with the audience even with his improved matches.
Jordan started to show heel tendencies as he started becoming arrogant and kept asking his "dad" Kurt Angle for favors. Jordan also started using his knee injury as an excuse to get out of tough matches.
On the December 25th episode of RAW Jason Jordan(filling in for Dean Ambrose) and Seth Rollins defeated the Cesaro and Sheamus for the RAW Tag Team Championships, owing to Dean Ambrose suffering an injury. They, however, lost the Championships to Cesaro and Sheamus at Royal Rumble due to Jordan suffering an injury during the match.
After a few more appearances on RAW, Jordan was written off the television to recuperate from his neck injury.
WWE reported that Jordan underwent successful surgery to repair a neck injury so it is just a matter of time before Jason Jordan makes his in-ring return.
Belly-to-back suplex and Ankle Lock.
Major Championships Held
- NXT Tag Team Championship(1x) with Chad Gable
- Smackdown Tag Team Championship(1x) with Chad Gable
- RAW Tag Team Championship(1x) with Seth Rollins.
Jason Jordan began amateur wrestling at the age of seven because he thought it was the same as professional wrestling.
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