Time 2
MANning Up




Jasper “Mr. HORSE” Manning was born on September 27,

1959, in Dallas, Texas. After graduating from high school and

working odd jobs, he decided to join the United States Air Force (USAF) in 1980. He served in the USAF for 12 years and the Texas Air National Guard for eight years.

His first marriage, which bore him two sons, lasted for 23 years. He later remarried.

Manning is currently an educator and business-owner, and he has been writing for the past 29 years. He has published before and has amassed a little over 800 poems that he would like to share with the world.

His motto in life is, “Live your life today so that tomorrow you’re not ashamed of what you did yesterday.” He strives to impress upon his students and referees, “Always leave things better than you found them.”


Jasper “Mr. Horse” Manning: A Multifaceted Creative Force Recognized by the Global Directory of Who’s Who


Global Directory of Who’s Who – Jasper Earl Manning’s remarkable journey as a prolific author, accomplished scholar, distinguished military veteran and father has earned him a well-deserved place in the Global Directory of Who’s Who. His exceptional accomplishments across various domains stand as a testament to his unwavering dedication to excellence and his profound impact on multiple platforms.


Jasper Earl Manning’s pursuit of academic excellence culminated in his summa cum laude graduation from the University of Texas at Arlington, where he achieved his master’s degree in administrative leadership. Further enriching his educational foundation, he earned a BS in Business Administration from Wayland Baptist University, and his associate degree from the Community College of the Air Force in Business Management.  His scholarly prowess is mirrored in his literary endeavors, with a collection of novels that have garnered recognition and acclaim.


Manning’s literary prowess has been acknowledged by esteemed platforms such as the Editor’s Choice award from Writer’s Digest. His literary works have captured the attention of audiences across various genres and media, earning him a prominent presence in publications such as US Review of Books, and Front Page.


As an International Toastmasters, Jasper Earl Manning’s creative journey includes the publication of several impactful books, showcasing his ability to engage readers with thought-provoking narratives. His books include “Time 2 MANning Up,” published by Westbow Press in 2019, followed by “America is Broken” in 2021, and “Time 4 Healing Make it Make Sense” published by Readers Magnet in 2023 all part of the Time 2 MANning up book series. Manning’s remarkable journey in the realm of literature spans an impressive 29 years, 26 six of which have been in education as an educator and coach.


Beyond his contributions as an author, Manning’s reach extends into sports officiating. He is the owner of Referees and Umpires with a DBA (Tri-County Official Association), where he lends his expertise as a referee and umpire. Manning’s diverse achievements also include his role as a United States Air Force and Texas Air National Guard veteran.


Jasper Earl Manning’s indomitable spirit and multifaceted achievements serve as an inspiration to aspiring authors, scholars, airman, educators, and individuals across diverse domains. The Global Directory of Who’s Who is proud to recognize Manning Sr’s exceptional contributions, which encompass creativity, scholarship, honor and a commitment to the service of his fellow man and family.


About the Global Directory of Who’s Who


The Global Directory of Who’s Who is a prestigious platform dedicated to recognizing individuals who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments and contributions across various fields. Through comprehensive listings and profiles, the directory celebrates the achievements of outstanding individuals, presenting their stories to a global audience.

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