Jackson "Jax" Teller is a fictional character and the central character on the FX television series Sons of Anarchy, played by Charlie Hunnam. He is the President of the Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club's Redwood Original (SAMCRO) chapter based in Charming, California. Because he is the President of the founding charter he is the National President. He has a number of tattoos, most notably his club's logo on his back, a tribute to his father John Teller on his right arm, his son Abel's name on his chest, and his second son Thomas on his arm. On his cut, he wears patches reading "President" and "Men of Mayhem". The motorcycle that he rides is a Harley-Davidson Dyna-Glide, specifically a Super Glide Sport. He is also seen driving a grey Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck.
Teller is the son of Gemma and John Teller and was born in 1978, and raised in Charming, California. His father died in 1993 and his mother was re-married to Clay Morrow, who then became President of the Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club. He lives with the genetic heart disorder ("family flaw" as Gemma calls it) that his brother Thomas "Tommy" Teller (January 8, 1984 – April 4, 1990) died from at the age of six. He is of partial Irish on his mother's side. He carries a USMC KA-BAR fighting knife on his waistband.