Jeff started running in 2014 with the goal of running just one marathon. Within a year, he had several marathons under his belt. Since then, he has ran many ultra-marathons, including the Arkansas Traveller 100 in October 2018. Jeff has organized and taught at several trail running clinics and obtained his coaching certification thru the Road Runner's Club of America . He is also the chapter captain for a veteran's organization, Team Red, White and Blue and a board member of the Arkansas Run for the Fallen.