J.B. Chandler was born and raised in Plentywood, Montana. He met his wife, Sarah, while earning his math and history degrees at the University of Montana in Missoula. Upon graduation, J.B. moved to Las Vegas to teach, just in time for the Great Recession to hit. Two years in Nevada was enough, and J.B. has been back in Montana ever since. Sarah and he
ran a bowling alley in Shelby, Montana for almost 10 years before deciding to get back into teaching, taking the math and athletic director job here in Philipsburg. J.B.’s interests include writing, hiking, video games, and trivia.