Sam Jennings was born in Ohio but grew up in Johnson City. He now lives in Jonesborough with his wife, where they attend Trinity Baptist Church. Now retired, he spent a lot of his career as a registered cardiovascular invasive specialist, and he worked for Washington County Emergency Medical Services for many years. Sam is a member of Phi Theta Kappa. In his free time, Sam enjoys auctions, garage sales, and spending time in the outdoors.