On the Scene Contributor
JD Marrs is a graduate of NLHS who joined the Navy in 1986. He was stationed in Italy, Hawaii, Virginia, Maine, California and Mississippi, and has traveled to over 30 countries. He lived onboard a Naval Destroyer & Cruiser, spent 9 years as a Senior Technical Advisor and teaching Navy SEALs, and was a Department Head at a Joint Training Command. In 2010 he retired, returned to Paris and started college at PJC. He graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2012 from Texas A&M Commerce. JD owns Paris Drafting and does custom home design and light industrial/commercial plans in 3D. He is married to Tracey Connot Marrs and they have two daughters, Jayden & Devyn. They spend most of their off-time with their girl’s activities and their 2 Hungarian Vizsla dogs. JD enjoys writing articles related to anything that affects our local area such as business, politics, and community involvement.