The first hotel of its kind, Jeremy founded The Purpose Hotel™ that aims to fight against injustices of war, hunger, poverty, global warming, racial tension, unclean water, addictions and natural disasters. Every aspect of the global chain will directly contribute to those in need through strategic sourcing and procurement.

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In 2009, Jeremy founded a global photography movement called Help-Portrait. Since then, nearly half a million portraits have been given away to those in need at events in over 67 countries and every American state. He was awarded the WPPI Monte Zucker “Humanitarian of the Year” Award in 2012. Jeremy's humanitarian projects have been featured on CNN.com as a leading international headline more than once. Below are a few select projects that Jeremy has come up with to help people in times of need.

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Passion Tour

Jeremy is the founder of See University, which is a wide-ranging vault of educational photography videos, all taught by Jeremy. With more than 150 fully professionally produced videos, each topic is explored in depth and you can expect courses about editing, photoshop, posing, favorite gear, thoughts on family, inspiration, working with models and much, much more. 

Jeremy is a sought-after speaker, having spoken at events all across America: Technology conferences, NFL teams, photography conferences, churches, universities, elementary schools, corporations and more, Jeremy loves to share his story and talks with anyone and everyone. 

With all of his plates spinning, Jeremy's #1 priority is his family. He's been married to his wife Shannon for 18 years and together, they have 4 children. It's always a circus juggling 2 careers and 4 kids (Shannon is a real estate agent), but they wouldn't have it any other way. Jeremy's favorite way to document his family is with polaroid cameras on beach vacations...