Mr. Jeren was born in Campbell, Ohio on November 23, 1946. He is a 1964 graduate of Campbell Memorial High School and received his B.A. in Business Administration from Ohio State University in 1968. Mr. Jeren served as an officer in the U.S. army adjutant Generals Corp from 1968 to 1970. Mr. Jeren received his law degree from Ohio Northern University in 1970. He was a member of the Willis Honorary Society. He is listed in the publication 'Best Lawyers in America,' under the specialty workers compensation law (Editions: 1995, 1996, 2001.) He is a member of the Mahoning County and Ohio State bar Associations.