Jay was born in Slidell and lived there his whole life. He graduated from Slidell High. He then studied and graduated from Nashville Auto Diesel College.
Heidi was born in New Orleans, moved to Bay St. Louis, but finally settled in Pearl River over 18 years ago. She graduated from Our Lady Academy. She has a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from the University of Southern Mississippi.
Jay and Heidi met playing soccer. They married and have 3 kids (Ector, Amelia, and Jay P). They love spending time with the family, playibg sports, and supporting each member of the family in their sports and endeavors.