Jamin is an artist, writer, and performer interested in material, spatial, and color relationships. One of his first loves in life is watching a good film. He used to perform Shakespeare and now has a passion for making abstract art and independent music and writing. He completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Arts at the University of Texas at Tyler, specializing in ceramics and sculpture. He is currently in pursuit of his Master of Fine Arts in ceramics at the University of Iowa. Jamin has exhibited regionally and nationally, most notably two appearances in the NCECA National Juried Student Exhibition. His wife, Lilah Shepherd, is also an artist. They currently live and work in Iowa City, IA with their two cats, Scout and Elliott.