Jeff was born in Waterbury, CT, but at age four his family moved to Solon. He graduated from Wheaton College and received his Master’s Degree and Teaching Certificate from Ohio University. He and his wife, Karen, have been married for over twenty years and they have three children, Katie, Stephen, and Aaron. In his spare time, you will find Jeff remodeling their 1930s bungalow, exercising, or camping. Jeff is a seventh grade teacher at Albion Middle School in Strongsville. In his library, you will find one of his favorite books, Up from Slavery, the autobiography of Booker T. Washington.