Learn More About Jeff
The Touchstones of the
Strength & Perseverance
The child of a single mother, Jeff was raised in multiple towns and attended five high schools in four years. He spent his youth in a variety of suburban D.C. towns, constantly moving with his mom and sister until the family ended up in Roanoke, VA. On his first day at one of the two high schools he would attend in that town, Jeff discovered he was one of only 16 African-American students in the school. Through hard work and faith in the goodness of people, Jeff overcame the obstacles thrown his way and constructed a future for himself.
Hard Work & Commitment to Serve
Jeff joined the U.S. Army in 2004 and served in Operation Iraqi Freedom, where he worked as a 74D Chemical Operations Specialist, and was awarded the Combat Action Badge. Coming home, he enrolled in Strayer University, where he made the Dean’s Honor Roll while working full time. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Information Systems.
In addition to his Army service, Jeff has been employed by the Naval Research Lab Federal Credit Union, Capital One, and the National Association of City and County Health Officials.
Jeff’s experiences helped shape his positions – a foundation of beliefs that support free markets, personal liberty, respect for the Constitution, and traditional values.
He married Stephanie Fallarme in 2011 and the Doves are the proud parents of daughter Serenity, and expecting another daughter in February. Jeff hopes to leave a better United States for his daughters and other future generations.
My family had some hard times, but those weren’t our focus.
What we recognized was that we were – and still are – a family, and that’s the foundation for any future.”
You could say the Army was my finishing school.
It gave me discipline, a sense of accomplishment, and turned me into a self-starter when it came to any task at hand.”
It’s been said that where there is no vision, the people will perish. I think it’s important that this vision be gained through the