Jarrod is a diehard Yankees, Steelers, & Michigan Wolverines fan, who grew up in the heartland of Iowa. He attended college in Iowa, but received his master's degree in Indiana. Julie and Jarrod met during their college days, and they have been married more than 25 years. He has led in various pastoral roles for over twenty years. Jarrod enjoy sports, music and reading. He also enjoys desserts with chocolaty foundations. Most of all, Jarrod is thankful that he is a sinner saved by grace; a nobody who knows Somebody and his name is Jesus.