Pensacola Jr. Collage 1985-86
Brigham Young University creative writing workshops 1991
Mr. Jernigan has covered the comings and
goings of Hollywoods rich and famous for more than a decade in such magazines as People, US Magazine, In Touch Weekly, The Star, and The National Enquirer. Mr.
Jernigan writes and speaks throughout the country on subjects such as creative writing, journalism, and making a living at freelance writing. In recent years Mr. Jernigan has been involved in promoting the talents of writers and has
formed the American Writers Fellowship with such a purpose in mind. Mr. Jernigan co-authored a book of short stories dealing with love and relationships titled
"This Thing Called Love" with LDS author Susan Evans McCloud.