Jesse has always loved working with his hands. He was raised in West Palm Beach Florida.
Served 4 years in the Navy (Seabees) from 1953 to 1957. Married in 1958, has three children,
5 grand children and 3 great grand children. Jesse was a union brick layer from 1957 to 1991.
As a hobby he raced stock cars, built show cars (Street Rods) and hunted frogs in the everglades.
After moving to Marianna he took up wood working. His shop burnt down 2-1/2 years ago.
That is when Jesse took up painting. He has displayed some of his paintings and woodwork
at the Jackson County Library. He also has paintings on display at the Oaks Restaurant.
He built a man cave (studio). That is where he spends most of his time. He enjoys the
time he spends painting.