Jeremy was born in Greenville, Michigan, and graduated from Greenville High School in 1991. He attended Grand Valley State University, and graduated from Wayne State University. He worked at Muehlig Chapel in Ann Arbor, and moved to the Lansing area in 1998 to work at the Estes-Leadley Funeral Homes. In 2007, he, along with Steve Morgan, took advantage of the opportunity to purchase the funeral home from SCI. He currently lives in Delta Township and has 2 sons. In addition to spending time with his sons, Jeremy enjoys camping.