Jon and Sherise are married and currently live in South Florida with their daughter, Elizabeth. Jonathan earned his Master of Public Administration (MPA) from Grand Valley State University. Jon served as a full-time AmeriCorps member for 2 years at Goodwill Industries of Greater Grand Rapids while completing graduate school. As an AmeriCorps member, he provided training and employment opportunities for at-risk youth, individuals with disabilities, homeless veterans, and ex-offenders. Sherise earned her Master of Arts in Teaching from the University of Southern California. She started her career teaching high school Spanish and science. Sherise eventually transitioned from teaching to real estate, becoming a successful realtor and real estate investor. 

Sherise's entrepreneurial spirit led her to launching Ahnee Mortgage, Inc. with Jon to provide Floridians and Michiganders with exceptional customer service, lower rates, and quicker closings. Sherise has lived in South Florida since 2005 and Jonathan moved here in 2015.