Jerrel and his wife, Alma Jean, have been dairying since 1984 on the farm started by her grandfather. On Fair Hope Farms, they care for nearly 200 livestock, milk about 70 cows and manage a broiler operation. He serves as treasurer of DFA’s Board of Directors, is a member of the Executive Committee and is chairman of the Northeast Area Council. Jerrel is active in dairy promotion and other dairy-related boards. He is also involved as an elder at Hickory Ridge Community Church.