Gerry Verwey graduated from Grand Haven High School in 1996. He then went on to attend Grand Valley State University to earn his Bachelor’s of Science degree, with certifications in biology, integrated science, earth science, and health. While at GVSU, Gerry competed on the cross country and track teams and currently coaches cross country at Grace Bible College in Grand Rapids. He taught for 8 years at Creative Technologies Academy in Cedar Springs before joining the Kent Innovation High team in 2013. Gerry has also worked for 14 years as a seasonal park supervisor for Ottawa County Parks & Recreation.
In his free time, Gerry enjoys running, hiking, and exploring natural areas and parks with his wife, Jennifer.