Jason and Fran McConnell announce the birth of their son James Finn McConnell, born on March 28 at 7:30am at Baptist Hospital in Nashville, Tenn. James Finn weighed 7lbs 9oz and was 20 inches long.The baby boy is joined by older sister Libby. Both mother and baby are doing well. Maternal grandparents are Buddy and Sandra Alliston and paternal grandparents are Jimmy and Gail McConnell. McConnell is the owner and head chef at Red Pony in Franklin, Tenn.

James Finn McConnell was also born on Grandfather McConnell's birthday.