Lockhart was born in Nassau, Bahamas, moving to New York City when he was 18.He spent one year at the Cooper Union School of Engineering, then left to pursue an acting career.Cooper is considered one of the best falsetto vocalists of all-time, in the same league as Bobby De Barge and Philip Bailey.
Sister Sydney, who has been posting daily Facebook updates on his condition, wrote: 'We are so happy that Jason is awake.They went into both arteries on each side of his nose and cut off the blood supply.They are hopeful that this is the source of the bleeding.But on Friday he was placed on life support and put in a paralytic state at Scottish Rite Hospital in Atlanta to help stop any movement that would encourage or cause more bleeding, according to a Facebook post by his sister, Sydney.
Lockhart was originally given stitches after the injury.
It took 50 firefighters, 30 minutes to put the fire out. They had just left the studio when their vehicle was struck by a SUV that ran a red light.