Jeremy is the President of American KDS. He was born in Colorado and has lived in Idaho, Utah, Washington, England, Louisiana and Oregon. He holds a bachelor's degree in psychology with a minor in Hebrew from Brigham Young University, and a master's degree in Adult and Organizational Learning from the University of Idaho. Jeremy has studied various martial arts for over 30 years, joined Harada Sensei's KDS as a founding member of the first USA club in 1993, and was awarded his 5th Dan by Harada Sensei in Wales, UK in 2016. Jeremy oversees all organizational operations and course schedules, and travels to teach nationwide. He instructs at the Hamlin Middle School Shotokai Karate Club in Springfield, Oregon.