|Hometown:||Elk Grove, Calif.|
|High School:||Franklin HS|
A four-year varsity letterwinner at Franklin High School in Elk Grove, Calif., Taasaas was a two-time First Team All-Delta Valley selection and a Second Team All-Metro award winner. As a junior, he hit .377 in 27 games with a .505 on-base percentage and .464 slugging percentage for the Wildcats. In the first game of the DVC playoffs, Taasaas tagged out the potential winning run in a tie game to force extra innings and remained in the game despite cutting open his hand on the play. As a junior, he was asked to represent Northern California as a part of the Area Code team in the second Rawlings NorCal World Series. Taasaas graduated with a 4.13 GPA and served as the athletics representative for student government as well as activities commissioner.
Jason James Taasaas... Son of David and Robin Taasaas... Has younger brother Tyler... Currently an exploratory major, he intends to major in Business Finance.