Jason Steven Cummings, a Scottish professional footballer plays as a striker for Shrewsbury Town and the Scotland national team. Cummings began his professional career with Hibernian and turned out to be the first player to achieve the goal of more than 20 goals each season. Jason has got a number of body tattoos. Let us see what they are, and what meanings do they hold for him.
1. ‘Ohana’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Jason got another interesting family tattoo inked on his body from the tattoo artist, Alan Beveridge, at Lionhead, Scotland. It is an Ohana tattoo which also includes a pack of wolves inked along with it.
Meaning: Ohana is a Hawaiian term used for ‘Family’. It reflects an important part of Hawaiian culture that all the families whether blood-related, adopted, or intentional is intact and bound together no matter what, and, they have to stand for each other and support each other. Additionally, the pack of wolves also represents the close bond shared among the family members because wolves always stay together as a family thus, representing the loyalty, and honesty that all the members of the family should have for each other.
2. Bulldog Tattoo on leg
Tattoo: On his right leg there is a big tattoo of bulldog inked along with the word ‘Carlos’ inked under it.
Meaning: The portrait in the tattoo is of his pet dog-Bulldog, named Carlos.
3. ’35’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On the side of his left hand, Jason has got number 35 tattooed.
Meaning: Jason is the striker for Shrewsbury Town and the Scotland national team. 35 is Jason’s jersey number.
4. Angel Wings Tattoo
Tattoo: Across his abdomen, there is a word, ‘Courage’ tattooed surrounded by angel wings on either side.
Meaning: Angel wings are the symbol of freedom, protection, and the need to be closest to God. This tattoo tells us about Jason’s strong religious beliefs and faith in God and his blessings. Jason wishes to seek all the strength, determination, and courage to keep himself going in his life.
5. ‘Buddha’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On his left bicep there is a face of Buddha inked. Right under it, we can also see a light pink shaded flower tattoo.
Meaning: Buddha is the symbol of peace, enlightenment, wisdom, and serenity. Buddha itself is concerned to be the perfect symbol of perfection and intellectual being.
6. Butterfly Tattoos
Tattoo: Butterflies, the symbol of freedom, growth, new beginnings, and transition from one phase of life to another are inked on the left side of his upper chest.
7. Chest Tattoo
Tattoo: Jason’s chest is covered with multiple tattoos. On the top towards the right is a half-done clock tattoo, followed by roses and lily flowers tattooed at different spots. There is a quote tattooed on his right pec. Under the butterfly on the left shoulder are we can see a portrait of a girl that is inked in a very light shaded ink.
Meaning: Roses are the symbol of love and romance whereas the lily flower symbolizes renewal and purity. The clock stopped at particular hour and the portrait on the left can be deciphered to understand that the tattoo might be a tribute to mark the entrance of new love into his life.
8. Left Forearm Tattoo
On his left wrist we can see some digits inked in red.
9. Jesus Christ Tattoo
Tattoo: On the inner side of his left forearm there is a portrait of Jesus Christ inked.
Meaning: The portrait of Jesus Christ on Jason’s boy tell us about his religious beliefs and faith in his God i.e. Jesus Christ and also, his religious background i.e. Christianity. He is known to be highly devoted to God and his blessings.
10. Sandy’s Portrait Tattoo
Tattoo: On the left forearm, we can see the portrait of a lady inked. The lady is the character named Sandy from the 1978 American musical romantic comedy film named Grease.
“There is nothing really significant behind my tattoos, except for the one of Sandy from ‘Grease’.
Cummings explained: “There is nothing really significant behind all of my tattoos. Except for Sandy from Grease. That’s who this (pointing) is meant to be. I asked for Sandy from Grease as she was in the movie; not as she is now!
“I’m a big Grease fan. A massive fan. Honestly. It’s my favorite film.”
11. Portrait on the right arm
Tattoo: On Jasons’ right forearm we can see the portrait of a lady who is actually his mother, Tracey. inked. The tattoo shows his love and his relationship with his mother.
12. Roaring Lion Tattoo
Tattoo: On Jason’s right forearm there is a roaring lion’s face inked.
Meaning: Roaring lion is Jason’s way of showing that he is strong, courageous, and highly determined to fight whatever rises against him.
13. Skull Tattoo
Tattoo: On the inner side of his right forearm, we can see a skull tattoo.
Meaning: Skull is the symbol of death and evil however, they can also signify the person’s ability to overcome all the difficulties and hurdles with strength, easily.
14. Joker Tattoo
Tattoo: On his right hand he got the joker tattoo inked.
“I still don’t know why I got it. I’ll regret it in 20 years but live for the moment.
“I was actually sober when I got it! It’s a goal celebration. I’ll need to start scoring goals to do it. If I score this week, that will be the one.
“I got it in Edinburgh. When I come up I go to this bird in Edinburgh – Scoobs is her name, she’s good. Give her a wee shout out, eh.
LEFT LEG TATTOOS
15. Dreamcatcher on leg
Tattoo: There is a beautiful dreamcatcher inked on Jason’s leg. With atwist to the regular dream catcher design, he has got a football tattooed with it.
Meaning: Dreamcatcher is believed to be a symbol of protection and safety from bad and evil. In Jason’s tattoo, we see a football dangling down from the tattoo accompanying the feathers which symbolizes that he seeks for god’s blessings and good luck in his professional game i.e. football. A dream catcher usually involves the sacred items like the feathers or the beads however, Jason’s idea of replacing a feather with a football is the proof of the fact that he is highly dedicated towards his game and wishes for all sorts of good luck to achieve his dream of soaring high in his profession by overcoming all hurdles.
16. Thigh Tattoo
Tattoo: On his left thigh he has got the tattoo of the visage of Joker (as played by Heath Ledger in The Dark Knight).
17. TRUST Tattoo
Tattoo: On his right arm’s wrist there is a small family tree tattooed along with the word, TRUST.
18. Quote on Chest Tattoo
19. Rose Tattoo
Tattoo: On Jason’s right outer forearm, there is a rose and branch inked.
Meaning: Rose is a symbol of love and romance.
20. Clock and Eye Tattoo
Tattoo: On his right forearm, Jason has got the clock and eye tattoo.
Meaning: A clock tattoo is a way of representing the general rule of life and death. Whereas an eye represents that God is watching all of us and all our actions. A clock with an eye is used to remark an important event of life.
21. ‘Playing Cards’ tattoo
Tattoo: On his right wrist of Jason there is a tiny tattoo of playing cards inked.
Meaning: Playing cards are an important way of bringing good luck in life.
22. Smile Tattoo
On his right hand, Cummings has the tattoo of the word, ‘Smile’.
23. MUM Tattoo
Tattoo: In the love for his mother, Jason has got the tattoo of the word, ‘MUM’ inked on his left wrist.