Jeffrey Hodnett was born in Poplarville, Mississippi in 1972 to Steve and Linda Hodnett. He moved to Lumberton, Mississippi, about the time he started Elementary School. The family returned to Poplarville, MS where Jeffrey graduated from high school. He holds a BS Degree in “Criminal Justice" from "Kaplan University".
In the music industry for 25 years, Jeffrey began by working as a DJ, then progressed to Radio Station Manager. Eventually he became a Singer, Songwriter, and Producer. Expanding upon his music experience, he started his own record label, "Lucky 7 Music Group" in (2011) . In 2011 Jeffrey released his first CD "A Southern Way of Life / Alive & Well" with hit songs "Mirror, Mirror" and "Tear It Down".
Jeffrey "Lucky" (as he is affectionately known) negotiated a record deal with Tate Music Group in March 2011 and now works closely with producer Don Johnson. His newest Album from Tate Music Group was released in March 2012 titled “Take Me Back to Mississippi ". His first single "Facebookin" has already gained attention of Social Media Giant Facebook.
Residing in Poplarville, MS, Jeffrey is like many Country artists, spending a lot of time in Nashville, TN. Jeffrey and his wife Carla have two teenage daughters which have joined him in song writing. Carla helps him navigate through various business functions. She also helps on the Lucky 7 Music Group label. Jeffrey’s mother and step-father, Linda and David Bays play significant roles in the management of his music career also.
BMI, CMA, GMA, AFM, and the Canadian Country Music Association are some of the noteworthy organizations that Jeffrey belongs to.