Jeremiah Ratliff moved to Salinas, California when he was young and has grown up and lived in Monterey County for most of his life. He has been involved in many different sports growing up. In high school, Jeremiah started to play water polo as well as swim, both he continued into college. It was at Salinas High where he was introduced to FCA and was on leadership for three years. He went on to help start a huddle on his Jr. College at Cabrillo in Aptos, before going to Fresno Pacific for a year, and finally finishing his undergrad from Cal State Monterey Bay in Biology. Jeremiah is working on and is close to finishing his Masters of Divinity from Liberty University.
In 2014 Jeremiah married his wonderful bride Jessica. The two of them were joined by their first child, J.J. (Jeremiah James) this October.