Jeff trusted in Christ for salvation at the age of five. He earned a B.A. in Pastoral Studies from Moody Bible Institute, and he is currently completing a M.Div. in Christian Ministry from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has served in pastoral ministry since 2006 in various teaching and leading roles. Most recently (2010-2015) he served as a pastor at Union View Baptist Church in Franklinton, NC. He and his wife, Carissa, have been married for 9 years, and they have three children: Jolie, Judah, and Jacey. He learned of the Harvest Training Center through Harvest Bible Chapel Lancaster.