Jeffrey enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserves during the summer before his senior year of high school. After completing basic training, MCT and his MOS school for ground radio and electronics repair, he started his broadcast engineering career in 2006 in the civilian workforce as a contract engineer for several radio stations all over Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Texas. In 2009, he deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. After his deployment, he returned to contract engineering until 2011 when he was hired as the Director of Engineering and IT for 4 full power FM radio stations at Clear Channel Radio Wichita, now iHeartMedia. In 2014, he was given a great opportunity and joined the team at the Media Resources Center and WSU-TV at Wichita State University.