Jeff Ames has lived in various parts of the US, having traveled with his family for many a years when his father was emplyed by the military. Ames spent most of his youth basking in the films of Steven Spielberg, namely Jaws, and has since branched out to the works of other directors, namely Francis Ford Coppola. A lover of film, Ames spends his time writing reviews, listening to the genial scores of Hans Zimmer, John Williams and James Horner; and enjoys instilling his film knowledge upon those with an eager ear to listen. Ames currently attends Dixie State College in St. George, Utah, where he lives with his wife Mallory and daughter Addison. A follower of all things basketball, Ames cheers on the Utah Jazz, and freelances for St. George's newspaper, The Spectrum, as a sports writer. Also listed among Ames' hobbies are an avid love of drawing/designing; and enjoying the tenacity of high-octane video games.