Jeff’s passion for fitness and living a healthy lifestyle began during his freshman year of high school when he was taking a weightlifting class as well as playing JV football. During that time, he also achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in 2008 when he was 15. After finishing high school, he attended the University of South Florida in Tampa where he earned a B.S. in Health Science. He plans on returning to school soon to pursue a Master’s degree in Exercise Science. Jeff is certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (C.S.C.S.) through the National Strength & Conditioning Association, as well as a USA Weightlifting Level 1 Coach. In his free time, Jeff loves to spend time with his two cats or in the great outdoors kayaking, hiking, fishing, and tubing. He listens to all genres of music and enjoys collecting military clothing.