Jeremy grew up playing, hunting, and fishing in the woods around his parents' farm in Northeast Ohio. He continued his passion for wilderness skills throughout his travels as a professional chef in Kentucky, Arizona, and California. After almost twenty years as a chef, Jeremy moved to Washington to study at Alderleaf Wilderness College. During that time he received certifications in Wilderness Education and Ecology, Instructor Apprenticeship, Permaculture Design, the McConnell Trailing Apprenticeship, and Flaked Stone Tool Technologies at A.I.N.W. He is currently knapping, practicing skills, teaching, and pursuing a BAS/MA in Archaeological Science.