Jayson was born and raised in western North Dakota on a family farm. He is a 1971 graduate of Minot State University with a degree in Medical Technology. He graduated from Western College of Auctioneering in 1980, and entered the auction business full time in 1985. He became a licensed Realtor in 1990 and obtained his Broker license in 1993. He is currently partners with his son Kyle in the family owned United Country Shobe Auction & Realty.
Jayson is an active member of Zion Lutheran Church, Lewistown Rotary, and the Lewistown Area Chamber of Commerce.
Professionally, Jayson is a member of the Montanan Auctioneers Association, the National Auctioneers Association, Lewistown Board of Realtors, Montana Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors.
Jayson and his wife, Debby, have 3 grown children, son Kyle and wife Jodie of Lewistown, son Justin of Lewistown, daughter Kari Beth of Moorhead, MN, and one handsome grandson, McKay Shobe.
When not selling auctions or real estate, Jayson enjoys attending rodeos; calling square dances and listening to his sons play in their country band.