Jerry Owen earned a B.A. in Classical Studies from University of Idaho, M.Litt from University of St. Andrews, and G.L. from Greyfriars Ministerial Hall. He met Jennie, his wife-to-be, in 2003 at the beginning of his ministerial training which made the whole thing even more fun. They have five kids (George, Cecilia, Helen, Molly and Lucy) who make for a constant adventure.