Raised in upstate South Carolina, Jet earned his graduate degree from Clemson University School of Business Management. He retired from a career in sales and sports announcing in the broadcasting industry. He founded and is currently president of New Business Opportunities, a media seminar firm focused on educating local businesses in different parts of the country. He also formed “The Other Agency,” which is a marketing, advertising and PR firm. Jet continues to oversee the advertising efforts of many different businesses and has organized and promoted concerts, beach festivals, off-shore power boat racing events and other large events for charitable organizations. He also works with businesses to help them deploy their advertising budgets most effectively. Jet and his wife enjoy following all sports, especially college football at his alma mater.