Jeffrey is originally from Chico, California. After struggling in his first attempt at community college classes, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 2015. He worked as a Chinese linguist and Motor T Operator for five years before applying to universities in partnership with Service 2 School. He is currently an undergraduate student at Columbia University, majoring in Philosophy with a pre-law concentration. He believes in supporting any veteran seeking admittance to an institution of higher learning.