Former San Francisco 49er and founder of Kuiu and Sitka Gear, Jason Hairston has died following a hunting trip with President’s son, Donald Trump Jr. at the age of 47. He was a member of the Trump administration.
Hairston’s company – KUIU – confirmed his death, saying:
We are “shocked and saddened” by his death
Days before the death, Hairston had been hunting sheep with Trump Jr. in Canada. According to the reports, he died because of CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy), suffered during his football days. In a 2016 interview, he told he believed he had CTE.
Former league players including Junior Seau, Aaron Hernandez, and Frank Gifford had also died because of CTE.
Now, let’s have an insight of Jason Hairston wiki facts, bio, wife, children, family, and parents.
Jason Hairston Married Life: Wife and Children
Hairston is now survived by his beloved wife, Kirstyn, and their two young children: a daughter, Coco and a son, Cash. His daughter is nine years old, and his son is only a year older. In July this year, he celebrated his birthday in Paris with his wife.
Jason Hairston’s wife, Kirstyn is the vice president of KUIU, according to her Linkedin page. Hairston used to work at her parents’ bar where they met for the first time. They got married on 18th July 1998.
Hairston experienced a happy married life with his wife, Kirstyn for 20 years. However, he has now left the world along with his family.
Jason Hairston Wiki – Bio: Age, Family, Parents, Career
Jason Hairston was born on 17th July 1971. He died aged 47. He grew up in Orange County, CA along with his brother and father. Nothing has been disclosed about Hairston’s mother.
His father was a traditional bowhunter and played linebacker for the University of Utah. His older brother was born with athletic gifts and was the captain of his football teams. All through his childhood, Jason did hunting together with his father as a family.
Jason had started shooting since the age of two or three. He used to go hunting with his son, Cash too.
Jason played for a Division II team, UC Davis while getting a business econ degree. He was a stud linebacker then, but he went undrafted out of college.
In a Division II playoff game, Hairston got hit in the head, which broke his C5 and C6 vertebrae, each in seven different spots. He then signed with the 49ers as a free agent. At the age of 24, he retired from football.
Hairston is famous for his success as a businessman. He was the founder the CEO of his hunting gear company, KUIU. His company is now worth $US50 million.
Hairston had a message for entrepreneurs:
“Your biggest dreams are possible. Find what you truly love.
He even served as a liaison at the Department of the Interior.