Jeremy Faison was born on September 14, 1976 in Monroe, Georgia. He was home-schooled and graduated from Victory Christian Academy (Jacksonville, Florida) in 1995. He also attended Clearwater Christian College and Northland Baptist Bible College.
Faison is married with five children. They reside in Cosby, Tennessee. He is a worship leader at his church.  He plays several musical instruments. Faison and wife own a pest and wildlife control business in Newport, Tennessee.[self-published source] He is a past president of the Cocke County Republican Party and member of the Cocke County Chamber of Commerce.
In 2010, he defeated Eddie Yokley to become Tennessee State Representative for the Eleventh District. He is a member of the National Rifle Association and the Tennessee Hunters Association. He has been given a grade of "A" by the National Rifle Association's Political Victory Fund, a group supporting 2nd Amendment Rights in the American political process. 
On February 1, 2019, Faison was severely injured in a car crash in Smith County, Tennessee. Faison survived and was taken to the hospital, with a broken nose and cracked ribs; he also received stitches in his head. He acknowledged that he was not wearing a safety belt at the time of the incident.
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