Jeff began serving as the Campus Minister at the University of Memphis Baptist Collegiate Ministry in June of 2004 after church planting in Topeka, Kansas. Prior to pastoring, Jeff had been a Youth Minister in local churches in Tennessee, Texas, and Mississippi. He grew up in the Memphis area before attending college at Union University in Jackson, TN, and Seminary at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, TX.
He is married (way out of his league) to Jan Holden Jones, originally from Dyersburg, TN. Jan is a Realtor, and she is very involved in the community and the schools. Jeff and Jan have four children (Emily, Caleb, Ellie and Ensley). The family is actively involved at Bartlett Baptist Church and enjoys traveling together and recreational activities.