Born in Cleveland, Ohio and family moved to Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. when he was 14.
Did not start playing golf until age 15.
Walked on at Auburn University where he won three times.
Lists Ben Hogan as his hero.
Since 2011, the Jason Dufner Foundation has focused on ending childhood hunger in Lee County, Alabama, through partnerships with local, regional, and national organizations. Currently the foundation provides food for more than 1,400 children on the weekends throughout the school year. The foundation also helps with summer feeding assistance in the county as well as partnering with other organizations who share its mission of ending childhood hunger in Lee County.
Delivered the pre-game locker room speech prior to Auburn University's 45-41 road victory over nationally-ranked Texas A&M in 2013.