Jerron Benton Smith is a 2013 graduate of Russellville High School. He graduated in 2008 from the University of Louisville with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration.
Jerron has now found his home in Minneapolis, Minnesota with the NBA franchise of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Jerron joined the Timberwolves front office staff on July 14th as an Account Representative of Season Memberships.
Jerron just recently married the former Lindsey Gillis from North Dakota and they resided in Louisville, Ky. before the move to Minnesota. Jerron is the son of Jimmy and Paulette Smith of Russellville.
Jerron’s career was paved starting a marketing internship with the University of Louisville Athletic Department immediately after graduating from U of L. He has then been employed in various businesses and marketing positions with Learfield Sports, which relocated him to Indianapolis, Indiana and Columbia, Missouri. The past two years he has been a Business Growth Strategist and Product Director for J&L Marketing of Louisville, Ky. where his clientele consisted of luxury and domestic auto manufactures.
Jarron says it is bitter sweet that his time with J&L Marketing has come to an end, but he is excited to begin his new adventure with the Minnesota Timberwolves front office and looks forward to representing the NBA franchise and the Timberwolves brand.