Jai Jai Jones was born Jason Michael Jones in Toronto, Ontario. His mother was born and raised in Jamaica and his father was from Grenada. Jai Jai has always been a big fan of soccer and has played since the age of 5. He has won over 50 championships in Ontario and Quebec, including two Provincials, and has also spent time playing in Italy with his team from Canada. Jai Jai continues to play and follow soccer recreationally. Jai Jai caught the acting bug while in his last years of high school and started to pursue it professionally in 2000.