Jason Fun is a full-time, professional magician and magic teacher! He has performed in three different countries (on three different continents!), and has appeared on local TV several times, including Fox 13 with Big Budah, Good Day Utah, and KSL's Studio 5 with Brooke Walker. He previously served for three years as President of the Utah Chapter of the Society of American Magicians, Assembly #188, and is the current Regional Vice President for the Northwest Region which includes Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, Colorado, Washington, Oregon & Alaska . Jason is an Award-winning magician having won several awards throughout the years from Discover Magic for his work with his magic school and programs, Utah Magic Academy (formally Wacky Wizard Kids), and his contributions to the Discover Magic program. Jason's fun and exciting shows has dubbed him as Utah's Funnest Magician, not only for kids, but adults as well! After seeing his show, you'll know why his name is Jason Fun!
-Magician Jason Fun showing some close-up magic at a family fair.
His wife, Marcela, has served as his assistant and has been with him all throughout his magical career. Jason and Marcela have seen the tremendous, positive impact that magic has had on their children in helping their confidence, communication, and reasoning skills. That is why they decided to open Utah Magic Academy as a way to help other children learn these important Life Skills and experience Extraordinary Fun That Makes Great Kids Appear!
Jason and Marcela have created an award winning program with their magic school, Utah Magic Academy.
Most recently, Jason & Marcela won the Discover Magic Golden Wand of Excellence Award for 2021, and were presented a plaque by the school principal of Mountainville Academy in Alpine, Utah!
They also won the Discover Magic Golden Key of Excellence Award for the year 2020, in Las Vegas at a special banquet for magicians.
Previously, they were presented with "The True Magician Award" while aboard a cruise ship in the Caribbean, from the creators of Discover Magic, for their accomplishments with their magic school!
On January 25, 2017, Jason and Marcela won the Discover Magic Golden Key of Excellence award for the second year in a row! They were presented the award in Las Vegas by Stan Allen, editor of Magic Magazine and producer of Magic Live! In 2016, the award was presented to Jason and Marcela by famed magicians Johnny Thompson, Lance Burton, Mac King, and Michael Ammar, for their contributions to the Discover Magic program and for the development of their magic school!
Golden Wand of Excellence Award, awarded to Wacky Wizard Kids, now known as Utah Magic Academy
Jason has had the honor of meeting several famous magicians who have personally instructed him in the art of magic and performance.