Jermaine was born in Charleston SC and began a relationship with the Lord at age 15. After high school Jermaine received a Music Education degree at Winthrop University. After serving 14 years in the U.S. Navy, Jermaine and his family moved to Chesapeake Beach, MD. Currently Jermaine works within the Department of State and is serving in the PA Air National Guard. Jermaine is married to Rebekah Smalls and they have 3 children; Melody, Caroline and Josiah.