Jeff lives in New Brunswick, Canada, with his wife Sarah, and their three children. At a young age he began travelling around the world doing relief work. He has worked with marginalized women in the Philippines, and juvenile delinquents in Russia.
In their free time, the Hughes’ enjoy hiking, skiing, board games, and finding waterfalls around their province.
In 2015, with the help of his whole family, Jeff started Level up Learning Centers, with the goal preparing students for future careers.
In early 2019, Jeff realized that schools were not able to meet the needs of children, or parents so he started the Virtual Private Academy with the goal of providing an uninterrupted education that meets or exceeds local standards.