Jason Panton

Social Media & Marketing Mgr,
Marley Beverage Company

Kingston, Jamaica
@drinkmellowmood

Jason Panton is a designer, creator & innovator that hails from Kingston, Jamaica. He is the Marketing Manager for the Marley Beverage Company primarily responsible for social media, digital & music programs.

Prior to his present role, he created a niche start up called I&I Clothing Co. that fused reggae music & cultural themes with imagery influenced by Jamaican culture. I&I achieved modest mainstream success, but developed a cult following which lead him to a series of design opportunities. He has worked with brands such as Def Jam Records, VP Records, Tuff Gong International, 9 Mile Music Festival, & the biggest of which was Puma's 2012 Olympic collection with Cedella Marley.

Aside from his love for apparel & graphic design, Jason also entered the retail space with Kingston's first street wear boutique called BASE Kingston. Thru collaboration's with musical artists he produces an emerging musical artist showcase there called "Live from Kingston", which has given stage to some of Jamaica's most influential emerging talent.

Jason holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in from the University of Central Florida, a Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Arts/Arts Management from Nova Southeastern University and a Web Designer Certificate from the University of Miami.

Jason’s personal motto: We rule our destiny..."Even today...with faith, courage and a just cause, David can still conquer Goliath." - His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie I.