Jeremy grew up in Mt. Vernon, IA. After graduating high school he moved to Dallas, TX where he worked in the warehouse of a security company. After moving back to Iowa he worked as a locksmith for 11 years, seven of them as a safe and vault specialist. In 2003 he married Jeana and now has three children. His hobbies include attending and photographing his children playing sports. He plays softball and golf and also enjoys deep sea fishing and shell hunting.