Geoffrey P. Smartt was born in Caldwell, Idaho and grew up in the Treasure Valley. During the 1970's. 80's and 90's Geoff's family owned and operated a small truck farm in Meridian, Idaho. They grew watermelons, and other produce which were sold to Albertson's grocery store as well as to the public at their produce stand on Victory and Ten-Mile roads.
Geoff received and honorable discharge from the United States Marine Corp in 1990. Geoff holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Management from Ashworth College in Norcross Georgia. Geoff was an ASE master certified automobile technician for fifteen years and owned his own automobile dealership in Caldwell, Idaho for twelve years.
Geoff was licensed as a Minister at St. Paul Baptist Church on September 17, 2017. Geoff is currently attending Ohio Christian University where he is pursuing a Master of Divinities degree with an emphasis on pastoral care.