Dr. Terence Jansen was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. He received his Degree of Optometry in 1974 from the Witwatersrand College for Advanced Technical Education, and recieved his Doctorate of Optometry from the University of Houston.
Dr. Jansen has been associated with Texas State Optical since 1998. He served on the TSO Board of Directors from 2001 to 2005. He received the Business Person of the Year for 2013 for his Humanitarian Efforts in South Aftica.
In his free time, Dr. Jansen enjoys running ultra-marathons and traveling with his wife Dr. Cheryl Jansen. She owns and operates Jansen Optical located in Southwest Austin near William Cannon and Brodie.