Jeff Redmond was born in Detroit, and grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He attended colleges at Davenport University, Michigan State University, U.C.L.A., and Lund Universitet in Sweden, among others. He has bachelors degrees in History (with minors in Psychology and Education), Business Administration, and International Business, and a Masters Degree in History. He has worked in factories, school classrooms, river boats, corporate buildings, airports, publication places, college academic centers, governmental bureaucracies, retail stores, hospitals, and home offices. His military service includes time spent in both the Army and Navy reserves.
Jeff has also been a columnist and news reporter for various newspapers, and a freelance writer for magazines. He has also written several books of both fiction and non-fiction. He is a member of the Authors Guild, the Mystery Writers of America, the National Fantasy Fan Federation, the National Writers Association, the National Writers Union, the Romance Writers of America, the Science Fiction Writers of America, and the Writers Guild. He has been listed in the Who’s Who in America for several years.
He is a world traveler, and has had many interactions with people from all kinds of places and backgrounds. These have included most continental U.S. states and Hawaii, India, Australia, North Africa, Scandinavia and Western Europe, Panama, Canada, and Mexico. Jeff speaks several languages and enjoys researching and writing about his numerous trips and experiences. His chief love is to help others to improve their lives, and to offer them all the encouragement he can.