Are you a fan of the original 5 Power Rangers? If so, then you might already know all about the first Red Ranger, aka Austin St. John! Of course on the show, his name was Jason Lee Scott. As the first Red Power Ranger, he was the leader of the team that banded together in Angel Grove to defend the earth against evil.
You might not be surprised to hear that Austin grew up practicing martial arts and that he has a second degree black belt in Tae-Kwon-Do, but do you know what he’s been up to since being one of the original Power Rangers? You may have had a few original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers toys, but if you’ve ever wondered about the actor that played the first Red Ranger, then today’s blog post is for you.
Who was your favorite Ranger growing up? Different people have different opinions, but a number of polls have shown that Jason Lee Scott, aka the first Red Ranger, holds the title of most popular. That’s why in today’s post, we’ll be taking a closer look at the man himself, Austin St. John. Keep reading to learn more!
What Has Austin Been Up To Lately?
The 2018 Tour
ASJ is planning to make as many appearances as possible this year and you can stay up to date right here on our website with his appearance schedule. As you might know, Austin St. John is dedicated to meeting as many fans as possible as Austin himself puts in, “my life is dedicated to all my fans and the community” surrounding the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.
Fans of the original 5 Power Rangers are passionate and that’s why ASJ makes it a point to deliver at the highest possible level. Keep an eye out for an event near you and make it a point to pop by and say hello! Austin St. John would absolutely love to meet you and thank you for your support.
Keep Track on Facebook
You might also be surprised to know that ASJ is pretty active on his Facebook fan page. From time to time, Austin will do live chats and share a bit about what’s going on in his life. This is also a great way to keep up to date about any sales we have planned right here on the website.
For example, we recently had a shipment of Megazords come in and we posted about in on Facebook to get the word out. That particular product often retails for as much as $300, but we had them on our website for $160--and we included the option to get them signed!
We also announced a sale on the Funko POP Red Power Ranger Action Figure that you can get with autographed personalization for only $26 plus shipping for a limited time. If you love Mighty Morphin Power Rangers collectibles and you’ve been on the lookout for an original Red Ranger action figure, this is the perfect option and now is the time to get one for yourself.
Stay Tuned For More
With a background as a paramedic for the fire department and some time over in the Middle East under his belt, Austin St. John is fully dedicated to meeting, interacting with, and getting to know his fans. You would be hard pressed to find someone who cares more than ASJ. Stay tuned right here or follow us on the social media website of your choice, because you’ll be hearing more from Austin on a regular basis and we’ll keep you updated on his appearances and schedule as well as any upcoming projects that we think you’d like to know about.
In the meantime, take a look at our collection of Power Rangers collectible figures and merchandise. You’re sure to find something perfect to add to your collection, and nothing’s better than the original--the first Red Ranger!