In 2005, Jeff was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award in the category of "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series" for his work on All My Children. The award eventually went to Greg Rikaart of The Young and the Restless.
Five years prior to landing the role of Shayne Lewis on Guiding Light, Jeff appeared on the soap as "Young Alan Spaulding" in a 2003 flashback.
In 1997, Jeff graduated from The American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York.
Jeff: (on doing dramatic scenes) I always find a way to shake it off. I don't let it affect the rest of my day. But when I was a younger actor, it used to ruin me.