During a 30-year career in journalism and communications, Jeff Hampton has covered and written about topics ranging from business and finance to history and faith. His bylines have appeared in publications ranging from The Dallas Morning News to The New York Times.
The son and grandson of elementary school teachers and administrators, Hampton had his first piece of fiction published in a school district anthology when he was in the second grade in Richardson, Texas. After graduating from J.J. Pearce High School, he attended Baylor University where he majored in Journalism and was editor of the Baylor Lariat campus newspaper. He began his professional career at the Waco Tribune-Herald and has written for newspapers, magazines, businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies.