Wallace is the son of Bob and Mary Jochims of Oologah, Okla. and Mike and Diane Wallace of Odebolt. He is a 1994 graduate of Ida Grove High School. He is currently employed as a supervisor at Tyson Retail Deli in Cherokee.
Reis is the daughter of Thayne Curtis of Cherokee. She is a 1987 graduate of Washington High School in Cherokee and is also currently employed at Tyson Retail Deli.