Gerald was born in Goldsboro and grew up in Pikeville, NC. He has been married to his beautiful wife Nicole since 1997. They have two boys, John and Jacob, who keep them on the go. Gerald is very involved with the youth at his church in Kinston, from chaperoning trips to being a counselor at camps. Sports are a big passion of his. Gerald is a lifelong Wolfpack, Redskins and Reds fan. He joined the military after graduating high school, worked at DuPont, Minges Bottling and has been a substitute teacher in Lenoir County. Gerald is excited to start in the real estate business with Tyre Realty Group.