Jeff was born in 1956. Jeff came to Alaska in 1975 to seek adventure. He found it too. He's still here. He began mushing in 1976 and has an outstanding race record including Iditarod vitories in 1993 and 1996 and a Yukon Quest victory in 1981. In 1997, Jeff also won the Kuskokwim 300 for the fourth time.
Jeff lives with his family on Goose Lake in Denali Park surrounded by the majestic peaks of the Alaska Range. The Kings two story log home is also an art studio for Jeff's wife Donna, an accomplished medical illustrator and wildlife painter. The King's have three daughters, Cali,13, Tessa,11, and Ellen, 6.
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