Jeff shared his interest in music at a young age. Besides his musical talent, he also continued his education. He received his formal education from Sandwich Secondary School. He completed his high school graduation from there in 1988. Later on he got enrolled at University of Windsor with a major in music. He has been playing guitar since his childhood days. Later on at his teens, he played with the bands like The Shadows, Modern Movement and The Stickmen. His professional music career began in the early 1990s. In 1990, he joined the rock band The Tea Party as its lead singer. He also served them as a song writer. Their debut album The Tea Party was released in 1991 and this album is followed by the albums like Capitol Records demo, Splendor Solis, The Edges of Twilight and many more. On 17th of August 2004, they released their 7th album Seven Circles. At the end of 2005, The Tea Party got disbanded citing creative differences. After that he began pursuing his solo career. He began recording his solo debut album from the late 2005 and this album was finally released under the title Exile and the Kingdom on 11th of April 2006. In 2008, he became associated with Sheehy and together they formed a three-piece rock band The Armada. The actual figure about his annual salary and his net worth is unknown. His nationality is Canadian and he has mixed ethnicity.