Jeff Himes is in his 26th year as equipment supervisor for the Jayhawk football team. Himes came to Kansas from Kent State where he was the head equipment manager for three years.
A native of Mogadore, Ohio, Himes received his bachelor's degree in physical education from Kent State in 1983. He earned his master's degree in athletic administration in 1993 from KU. His duties at KU include purchasing and maintaining all equipment for the football team and supervising the staff of managers.
Himes resides in Lawrence.