Jill graduated from Hesston College in Kansas with an associate degree in business management. She and her husband Jeryl have been married for 25 years and have four daughters. They spend a lot of time following their girls in soccer and basketball games and love every minute of it. She has also owned and operated, since 1999, her own embroidery/vinyl graphics/sign-making business called Creative Designs. She and her family attend Archbold Evangelical Church.