Jeromey M. Sheets was born and raised in Nelsonville, a small town in southeastern Ohio. His success as a student-athlete helped him to obtain admission to Heidelberg College in Tiffin, Ohio, where he earned a baccalaureate degree in elementary education and enjoyed success as an intercollegiate wrestler. After graduation, he taught a combined second/ third grade in Lancaster where he began working for Paul Young. After one year of teaching, he enrolled at Ashland University and completed the coursework for principal’s certification and earned a master’s degree within two years. In mid-March, 2002, he became the principal of North Elementary School in Lancaster. He is the Zone I representative for the board of directors of the Ohio Association of Elementary School Administrators. He has presented at OAESA and NAESP professional conferences and conventions. He is the co-author of the book Mastering the Art of Mentoring Principals with his mentor, Paul Young. He and his wife Kerry live in Lancaster.