Jamie is a 2004 graduate of Washington High School in Cherokee. She is currently enrolled in Upper Iowa University to receive her Bachelor of Business degree. She works for Schoon Construction and Screenbuilders in Cherokee.
Brett is a 2000 graduate of Grinnell High School. He served in the U.S. Army and went to South Korea and Afghanistan during his service.
He is currently employed with Denny's Heating AC and Plumbing in Cherokee. The couple will be married October 16, 2010 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee. They will reside in Cherokee.