You may know him as J-Kal, Big Cat, Jay Fillet, or simply as Jason, but regardless of his nickname you know that you can count on this week’s campus cutie to have a good time and make you laugh. He is a senior marketing major who loves a challenge and whose interests include sports, buffet-style dinners, video games and hanging out with his Phi Alpha Delta brothers. This spontaneous cutie has been to China and Israel among other places and dreams of working at ESPN or MSG—Meet Jason Kalvin!
Name: Jason Kalvin
Nickname: J-Kal, Big Cat, Jay Fillet
Relationship status: Taken
Age/ year: 22/ Senior
Hometown: Montgomery, N.J.
Hobbies: Throwing and kicking the ball around, shooting some hoops, Mario Kart N64, Super Smash Bros. N64 and beating former campus cutie, Robert Kinloch, in NBA 2K
Campus organizations: Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity, School of Business Peer Mentor Program
Short-term goals: Lead Phi AD B-League intramural basketball team to first championship
Dream job: Marketing or sales position with ESPN or Madison Square Garden
Ideal first date: Buffet-style dinner followed by a spontaneous trip to a major city or beach
Biggest turn-ons: Spontaneity, nice smile, caring, funny
Biggest turn-offs: Immaturity, irresponsible
Celebrity crush: Jennifer Aniston or former campus celebrity, John Turi
Favorite movie: Saving Private Ryan, Coach Carter
Favorite food: Rigatoni vodka
Favorite TV Show: SportsCenter, Entourage
Favorite thing about TCNJ: The closeness of our community and the encouragement from all to get involved on campus in the many organizations that TCNJ has to offer.
Best memory/proudest moment at TCNJ: Walking-on to the varsity baseball team my junior year
Favorite place you’ve ever traveled: Israel, China or New Orleans, L.A.
Favorite musician: Jay Z, J. Cole, Drake
The number one thing on your bucket list: Hop in science complex fountain prior to graduation
Guilty Pleasure: Eating the strangest foods imaginable
Fun Fact: I’m the inventor of sneezechats (add me @JRKalvin)
The best advice you’ve been given: Even if you feel uncomfortable or not ready, put yourself out there and challenge yourself.