Inventor and Patent holder of The Measuring Shovel and Hoe
Manager of Maddox ("Mom" for short)
Model, Little Sister, and budding Inventor
Jason was our biggest fan! Jason passed away on July 29th 2019 after a very brief and courageous battle with cancer. We/he did not know he was sick when we filmed the Shark Tank. He became ill a week after filming, He was so proud of his family. We love and miss him very much.
Maddox invented The Measuring Shovel in 4th grade for a class project. He competed and won the State Invention Convention. He was then invited to the first ever National Invention Convention where he won The Household Tool Award. Maddox pursued getting his invention patented. His Invention's patent was issued in Oct. 2018. Maddox has done several speaking engagements for STEM Education and judges at the Tennessee State Invention Convention.
In April of 2019 he tried out for Shark Tank at an open call in Louisville KY. He did amazing at his open call and made it all the way to the show. His Shark Tank Episode airs 11/3/2019.