Jeff grew up in Green Valley, Illinois. He was an LPN in area nursing homes until the surge in 2007. Then, he joined the army and was with the 82nd airborne second combat team going on over 150 combat missions in Iraq. He was injured in 2010 and declared a permanent and total disabled veteran with a diagnoses of a Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD, that left him with weakness on his left side due to injury. He said, "The Habitat for Humanity house will be a true blessing so that I can organize my life better and have something to build on. This is also a chance to have more structure in my life which is important for TBI."
Jeff is the recipient of our 4th Habitat for Heroes home, which was built in Peoria, Illinois.back