Originally from Griffin, J.T. has lived in Macon for over 34 years. He received a degree in Criminal Justice and Masters of Public Administration from Georgia College and State University. He also received a 2nd Masters in Public Safety Administration from Columbus State University. He is married to his wife Tammy for 35 years and has 2 sons. He is currently retired from the GBI after 36 years of service and now serves as Director of Code Enforcement for Macon/Bibb. He serves on the Board of Trustees for Middle Georgia State University and Executive Board Member of the Georgia Chapter of the FBI National Academy Associates. J.T. is passionate about being a Public Servant and in his spare time enjoys spending time with his grandkids, hiking, camping and woodworking.