Meet Jason Merrell


Jason Merrell - WebTegrity

Meet The Team – Jason Merrell – “Sergeant Merrell”- YouTube personality, US Army Veteran, Gamer, Family Man and Firearm Enthusiast.

United States Army Veteran, WebTegrity’s Creative Director, Jason Merrell, lets us in on a few fun facts about his life. With more than 70,000 YouTube followers for his gaming and firearm persona -Sergeant Merrell- he empowers his followers through his knowledge and enthusiasm for Web development, firearms, and gaming. A soldier and family man at heart, Jason welcomes us into his world from where he grew up to his favorite Hulu show and happy hour drink. His favorite quote by the wise Yoda, “Do, or do not, there is no try”, speaks true to his many accomplishments in life.

  1. Are you originally from San Antonio?

No, I’m originally from Prince George, Virginia. My entire family has served in the military, so we moved around a lot, but that’s where we put our roots.

  1. When did you know you wanted to work in the tech industry?

It just came natural to me. My mom is a computer programmer and my dad is a system consultant for Dell. Growing up, we were always around spare computer parts. Instead of buying gaming consoles, we had to build computers if we wanted to play our favorite games.

  1. What’s been your favorite project to work on so far with WebTegrity?

My favorite project with WebTegrity has been working with the University of Texas San Antonio. I have a lot of family that graduated from UTSA, and I’m a huge fan of their athletic program. Being able to work with them professionally has been a lot of fun.

  1. What hobbies do you have?

I’m an avid gamer and firearm enthusiast. My YouTube channel, Sergeant Merrell, has about 70,000 subscribers. I make videos about playing games and shooting various firearms. 

  1. What is your favorite movie of all time?

This is a tough one. Let’s go with “Sandlot”

  1. Do you have a favorite quote?

“Do, or do not, there is no try.” – Yoda

  1. What’s your favorite happy hour drink?

Shiner Bock

  1. What’s your favorite go-to karaoke song?

Friends in Low Places by Garth Brooks

  1. What’s your favorite place in the world?

Nashville, Tennessee

  1. What are you most passionate about?

Creating something out of nothing.

  1. If you could travel to any place in the world – where would it be?

Rome. Loved that city.

  1. What are you currently watching on Netflix?

It’s Hulu, mostly. But “Star Trek: The Next Generation”

  1. When you were a kid – what did you want to be when you grew up?

I remember I wanted to do something that made the world a better place. At the time, I thought it was being a police officer. Today, it’s empowering my peers and raising my kids.

  1. What’s been your favorite project to work on so far with WebTegrity?

All of the UTSA projects.

Jason Merrell

“From Kori”

Jason joined our team as an unpaid intern for his senior project in college. As soon as he came on board I knew this guy was different. He asked all the right questions and was eager to learn. I consider him a unicorn. He can design. He can develop. He fully understands conversion theory and color theory. He can dream up a marketing concept and can help convey that message with a purpose on your digital presence. He’s a big part of our team’s leadership as our Creative Director and I’m so thankful that he’s been willing to work hard to help our company grow.

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