Born in 1951 in Montgomery, Alabama, Jerome served in the Military during the Vietnam War. He also worked as an MS Criminal Justice/Corrections officer in Chicago and Probation and Parole Adult Supervision in Michigan and Wisconsin. Recently, Jerome won the 2020 Creative Power Award from ARTS for ALL Wisconsin for his work entitled "Guys and Dolls Meeting up in the Attic Room!!" He previously won the Creative Power award in 2014. "The Style of now mine own, is a development of a "Posed Moment" that I've constructed as within an Abstract décor," he writes. "Yes set upon on which visibly establishes My Art Work known as 'J L Glenn'. I get most of my inspiration from the masters."