Jeff was born and raised in Upstate New York before moving south to attend Clemson University. In 2006, he attained his Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from Clemson. After graduation, he worked in Greenville, SC for five years focusing on higher education, civic, and commercial architecture. In addition to his work, he became a LEED accredited professional and was an active member in the local chapter of the AIA. In 2011, Jeff relocated to Knoxville to attend the University of Tennessee, earning his Master of Architecture in 2013. During his studies, he served on the Dean's Student Advisory Council and taught a series of Revit workshops to his fellow graduate students.
Jeff's interest in architecture is design that positively impacts people and minimally impacts the environment. He is a registered architect in the state of Tennessee.
Jeff is married to Julie and they have a daughter, Tegan, and a son, Amos. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family, running, and cheering for college teams who wear orange: Clemson, UT, and the Syracuse Orange!