Game of Thrones fans know him as Khal Drogo. Comic fans know him as Aquaman. Everyone knows about superstar actor Jason Momoa.

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Momoa got his start in acting with a role on "Baywatch Hawaii" in 1999. Before hitting the big screen, the actor called the Choice City home for a short time. Momoa fell in love with Colorado and wound up in Fort Collins.

Momoa told ESPN he was a "snowboard and climbing bum". Which we could all easily see he would fit right in living in Colorado. Momoa was initially offered a soccer scholarship at Fort Lewis College in Durango but turned it down.

During Momoa's stay in Fort Collins, he took a job at Horsetooth Reservoir and worked as a table busser at the Bissetti's and Austin's while living at the Ram's Point apartment complex. Momoa said his goal was to get in-state tuition at CSU, but the Coloradoan says that there are no records indicating that he was a student at Colorado State University. Momoa also worked at Copper Mountain and Vail while living in Colorado.

A Facebook post by New Belgium Brewing in 2017 shows that Momoa has excellent taste in beer. The photo shows Momoa enjoying a can of New Belgium Dayblazer Easygoing Ale and a box of Girl Scout Cookies. Sadly, New Belgium's Dayblazer Easygoing Ale is no longer in production, so a beer and Girl Scout Cookie pairing in Momoa's honor cannot be had.

Jason Momoa eventually moved back to Hawaii after seeing a surfing movie titled "In God's Hands" to surf. If Jason Momoa ever decided to call Colorado home again, we would gladly love to have him back.

Source: Coloradoan - ESPN

 

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