State 4-H Faculty
Hoke Smith Annex
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
Jason Estep serves as the Extension Specialist for 4-H Leadership and Citizenship Programs. In this role, he coordinates and offers vision for 4-H civic engagement and leadership programs. He hopes to provide valuable support to the hard-working people of 4-H and Extension throughout the state and is always appreciative of input and suggestions.
An active member of the Haralson County 4-H program, Jason grew up on Estep Road outside of Buchanan, GA. He served as an officer at the county and district levels. He is a Master 4-H’er in the areas of General Recreation Project Achievement, State Speech Contest, and National 4-H Conference delegate. Jason also served in the 4-H Summer Camping Program for five summers at both Rock Eagle and Burton 4-H Centers, including two summers as counselor leadership and one summer as the State Camping Program Assistant. After graduating from college, he spent a year as an instructor for the Environmental Education Program at Camp Burton.
Jason attended Oxford College and Emory College of Emory University, earning a B.A. in English and Sociology. He also holds a J.D. with Specialization in International Legal Affairs from Cornell Law School. Before coming to his current position, he practiced law with firms in Atlanta, GA, and Washington, DC. He is now delighted to have the opportunity to serve Georgia 4-H, which has been such a positive influence in his life.