Jeff Palmgren is a caring husband and father of three. He grew up in the back woods of Oklahoma and moved to Missouri to attend College of the Ozarks where he met both of the women he would eventually marry. His first wife, Tacha, suffered from liver disease contracted through blood transfusions when she was a baby and passed away Oct 27, 2009 due to complications from liver transplantation. They were married for 10 years.
On June 15, 2011 Jeff was married to Mandy who is the primary caregiver in their home. Jeff has worked as a janitor, ditch digger, construction worker, restaurant manager, and is currently a computer programmer. He attends One Life Church where he has served as janitor and Sunday School teacher and now works as a sound technician.