about. Before Jack Johnson became the 21st century kingpin of beachside pop/rock, he was a champion surfer on the professional circuit. The sport was second nature to the Hawaiian native, who began chasing waves as a toddler and, by the age of 17, had becom. Song MeaningAs I read the posted interpretations of this song, I am surprised at how absurd, regularly bizarre, and frequently exhausting they tnrsp.com some of you, perhaps a bit of psychotherapy and/or anger management classes would greatly improve your lives. ;) First a bit of Jack Johnson trivia: Until a serious injury ended his professional surfing career, Jack was a renowned surfer (from 3/5(1). "Hope" is the second official single from American musician Jack Johnson's album Sleep Through the Static. It was released in May as a digital download.