Jaswant hails from Patiala district of Punjab and belongs to ‘baazigar’ caste, which means he is associated with people who travelled from place to place and performed acrobatics. He has a Bachelor in Music and plays harmonium, tabla, dholak. It was Jaswant’s uncle from whom he drew his inspiration to follow his passion for music. He started learning music since he was a kid. He was probably eight years old when he sang for the first time in his classroom and since then he has worked very hard to refine his art. He believes that all the hard work he has done in the past has started paying off now. Jaswant is also a songwriter and mostly his songs are about the true facts of life.