Jeff became a Christian while attending the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia in 1985. He married his wife, Jennifer, in 1989. They have two adult children and live in Athens, Georgia. Jeff is currently the Executive Program Director of Camp Swamp, a year-round camp serving churches and communities in the Southeast. Jeff has served youth for over 25 years. He has been involved in the planning and leadership of Camp Swamp for most of those years. He holds a Bachelor degree in Chemistry from the University of Georgia and a Master of Science degree in Operations Management from Georgia State University. Jeff has worked with the likes of The Coca-Cola Company, Scientific Atlanta, Frito-Lay, and Power Partners holding various operations management positions.