Jerrod is a full-time visual artist on the gulf coast of Mississippi. He and his wife own Palmette, a flower shop and art gallery in downtown Ocean Springs, MS. His work can be seen at Palmette; Fischer Galleries in Jackson, MS; Southside Gallery in Oxford, MS; Claire Elizabeth Gallery in New Orleans, LA; and at various Art Space 86 events. He is owner and co-creator of Art Space 86 which uses events and temporary locations to provide opportunities for artists and enrich communities through art. Through his organization Visual Explorations, he leads groups and teaches plein air painting and drawing throughout Europe each summer. Jerrod graduated from the New York Academy of Art in 2004. During his undergraduate years studying graphic design at Mississippi College he also spent a semester in London, England studying art history. Jerrod is a 2011-2012 recipient of a Visual Arts Fellowship from the Mississippi Arts Commission, and was named distinguished Alumnus of the Year for the Mississippi College Department of Art in 2017. He has exhibited his work in Tokyo, Japan; Florence, Italy; and across the Southeastern region of the U.S.