Jeff lettered six times at Indianola while competing in Football and Track. He was a unanimous All-Conference Football linemen his senior year and was a 4th Team All-State selection. Jeff also competed in the Shot Put and as a sprinter on a track team that finished 2nd in the 1971 State Meet. He went on to compete at Iowa State in football. Jeff lettered three times and was the starting center his last two seasons and captained the team in his senior year. He was selected to the 3rd Team All-Big Eight team as a center. Jeff resides in Indianola with his family and works as a sales representative for Kel-Welco Distributing Company of Omaha, NE.