Welcome to the Jason Tom Legacy Project

Welcome to Jason Tom Legacy!

The vision of the Jason Tom Legacy is to present beatbox adventures from the north, east, south, and west.

The mission of Jason Tom Legacy is...
1. To resurrect, engage with and restore memories from the past.
2. Sow seeds into the present with work ethic, dedication, and discipline.
3. Enjoy the adventures provided to our future generations to come.

Jason Tom Legacy has partnered with Jason Tom Blog Cast: Drawing Board and Jason Tom Gallery!

Jason Tom's Monster Heartbeat Blog Cast

Hawaii's Premier Human Beatbox: Jason Tom

2020 

  • Featured music artist in #PBSHawaiiNeighbor Challenge. Note: Proceeds raised for noncommercial television station PBS Hawaii that supports neighbors, the strength of community, and the joy of music. 

2019   

  • Keynote Presenter - Aliʻiolani Elementary Parent Night   
  • Keynote Presenter - Kauluwela Elementary Welcome Back Assembly   
  • Keynote Presenter - Windward's Early College Youth Leadership Conference   
  • Guest Judge - Brown Bags to Stardom Hawaii Statewide Grand Finals   
  • Top 12 Grand Finalist – HawaiiSlam's First Thursdays Poetry Slam + Open Mic Competition   

2018   

  • Featured beatbox artist in Prisma Dance presents Creation Production directed by Nicole Lam   
  • Keynote Presenter - Kauluwela Elementary Welcome Back Assembly   
  • Keynote Presenter - Koko Head Elementary Back to School Assembly   
  • Keynote Opener - Kamehameha Schools' EdTech Conference   

2017 

  • Keynote Presenter - Hawaii Baptist Academy 
  • Human Beatbox Workshop Facilitator - Rock the School Bells Hawaii Conference 

2016   

  • Featured beatbox artist in Prisma Dance presents Creation Production directed by Nicole Lam   
  • 3rd Place Grand Finalist – McDonald's of Hawaii's NextNext: Sounds That Spark Change Statewide Music Competition. Note: votes for Jason Tom raised proceeds for the Ronald McDonald House Charity Hawaii   
  • Keynote Presenter - Kamehameha Schools 
  • Top 12 Grand Finalist – HawaiiSlam's First Thursdays Poetry Slam + Open Mic Competition   

2015   

  • Hawaii All Star - Jason Tom (Nominee) - Male Solo Battle – 4th Beatbox Battle World Championship   
  • Top 12 Grand Finalist – HawaiiSlam's First Thursdays Poetry Slam + Open Mic Competition   

2014   

  • Sponsored and hosted – Hawaii Beatbox Concert Jam   
  • Showcase – 5th American Beatbox Championships   
  • Hosted & Guest Judged – Hawaii Beatbox Championships   

2013   

  • Keynote Presenter - Chevron Speech Festival   

2012   

  • Hawaii Department of Education featured beatbox music and dance artist Jason Tom in GEAR UP Hawaii's PSA Take Charge of Your Future: College is For Everyone. 
  • Top 9 Grand Finalist – HawaiiSlam's First Thursdays Poetry Slam + Open Mic Competition   

2011   

  • "Vocal Groove" Presentation – TEDx Talks Honolulu Presenter Award   
  • Best Solo Performer - Jason Tom (recipient) – Hawaii Scene Choice Awards   
  • Grand Finalist – Road to South By Hawaii Statewide Battle of the Bands   
  • Keynote Presenter "Vocal Groove" - TEDx Talks Honolulu It's About Time Conference   
  • Featured beatbox and dance artist in Puja Dance Concert Fantastic Voyage Production directed by Willow Chang   
  • Featured beatbox artist in Cherry Blossom Cabaret presents Femme Capulet Production directed by Troy Apostol   

2010   

  • Speaker Panel - [re]Think Conference & Hawaii International Film Festival   
  • Showcase – 1st American Beatbox Championships   
  • Showcase – 6th International Human beatbox Convention   
  • Featured beatbox and dance artist in Puja Dance Concert Love Letters Production directed by Willow Chang   
  • Best of Honolulu Weekly's Best Hawaii Musician Deserving of a Wider Audience - Jason Tom (Winner)   

2009  

  • Keynote Presenter "Play" and "Successful People Fail More" - TEDx Talks Honolulu Shift Conference   
  • 4th Place Grand Finalist – Pipeline Hawaii's Got Talent Statewide Competition   
  • 1st Place Semi-Finalist – Pipeline Hawaii's Got Talent Statewide Competition   
  • 1st Place Runner-Up Grand Finalist – Word of Life Hawaii Emerge Talent Statewide Competition   

2008   

  • Asian Ave's Member of the Day - Jason Tom (Winner). Note: His Asian Avenue page featured his beatboxing. 
  • 1st Place Semi-Finalist – Word of Life Hawaii Emerge Talent Statewide Competition   

2007   

  • Featured beatbox artist in Hip-Hopalypse Production directed by Cristian See Ellauri   
  • 4th Place Finalist – Kapiʻolani Community College Fall Talent Competition 
  • Asian Ave's Member of the Day - Jason Tom (Winner). Note: His Asian Avenue page featured his beatboxing.  
  • 4th Place Finalist – Kapiʻolani Community College Spring Talent Competition   

2006  

  • 5th Place Finalist – Kapiʻolani Community College Fall Talent Competition   
  • 3rd Place Finalist – Kapiʻolani Community College Spring Talent Competition  

2005  

  • Did not place – Kapiʻolani Community College Fall Talent Competition 
  • Asian Avenue's Member of the Week - Jason Tom (Winner). Note: His Asian Avenue page featured his beatboxing. 
  • Did not place – Kapiʻolani Community College Spring Talent Competition 

2004  

  • Did not place – Kapiʻolani Community College Fall Talent Competition 
  • Jason Tom retired from judo competition, and began his career as a professional beatboxer. 
  • Jason Tom collided with an SUV that knocked him unconscious. He also was afflicted by a concussion, long term memory loss, and head trauma. 
  • 3rd Place - Jason Tom (Judo Trophy Winner) - Hawaii State Judo Tournament at Salt Lake District Park Gymnasium  

2003  

  • Jason Tom caught Chinese American beatboxer Elaine Chao's televised show stopping performance on the Showtime at the Apollo. 

2002  

  • Jason Tom caught Filipino American beatboxer Leejay Abucayan's Stir TV Austrian Beatbox Battle story. 
  • 1st Place - Gold Medal - Jason Tom (Judo Champion) - City College of San Francisco Judo Tournament  
  • 1st Place - Gold Medal - Jason Tom (Judo Champion) - San Jose State University Judo Tournament  

2001  

  • Earned President William McKinley High School Diploma 
  • Mr. Aloha - Jason Tom (Nominee) - McKinley High School Senior Prom 
  • 3rd Place - Ribbon - Jason Tom (Judo Winner) - Kaiser High School OIA Novice/Open Statewide Judo Tournament 
  • McKinley Tigers' Mr. Hustle Soccer Award - Jason Tom (Recipient). Note: Jason Tom was McKinley Soccer's regular season team leading scorer. 

2000 

  • 2nd Place - Silver Medal - Jason Tom (Judo Winner) - Moanaloa High School OIA Novice/Open Statewide Judo Tournament