In addition to being valedictorian of his high school and a National Merit Commended Scholar, Jeff was a member of Beta Club and the National Honors Society. He also earned the title of AP Scholar. The summer before coming to Samford, Jeff participated in the Seidenburg Summer Experience in applied programming and robotics. The institute was held at Pace University in New York City. For the upcoming year, Jeff will represent the department of physics as a Howard College Ambassador.