Jerry was a three year starter for Varsity Football playing both offense and defense. He made school history in 1968 when he recovered a fumble and ran 30 yards to score the winning touchdown with just 3 minutes left in the game.

Jerry was also a three year starter for Varsity Basketball and averaged double figures during his junior and senior years.

As a pitcher on the Varsity Baseball team Jerry had a pitching record of 6-0 his sophomore year and batted .500 his senior year. He won 24 games as a pitcher in 3 years as a starter, pitched and won all 3 CIF games (Championship game was a 3-0 shutout in 1970) and had 6 hits in 9 at bats in the three CIF games. Jerry was named CIF Player of the Year and Student/Athlete of the Year in 1970.

Jerry received an athletic scholarship to Loyola Marymount University and earned All American First team honors in 1973 and set many LMU records. He led his team to its first conference championship and to its first appearance in the NCAA tournament. Jerry has been inducted into the Loyola Marymount University Hall of Fame and had his jersey, # 10 retired. He was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 4th round and played professional baseball for 5 years, rising to the Triple A (Pacific Coast League).In 2010, Jerry was inducted into the Ventura County Sports Hall of Fame.

Jerry is married to Mary and they have three daughters; Melissa, Kelly and Caitlin. He has been in the financial services industry for over 25 years and currently resides in Westlake Village.