During his career at Kaskaskia College from 1980-1982, Jeff Morris had a batting average of .337 with fourteen doubles, sixteen triples, four home runs, and sixty-eight RBIs. He was on the All Southern Illinois Conference Team and played in the North-South Illinois All Star game at Wrigley Field. After Kaskaskia, he attended Southeast Missouri State, where his team earned a Conference Championship and won the Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association championship and earning a berth in the NCAA Midwest Regional. He played in the NCAA Tournament and received an Honorable Mention to the All Missouri Intercollegiate team in 1983 and 1984.
After graduation from college, Morris entered into a coaching career spanning the past 26 years. Jeff served nine years as a varsity high school assistant football coach in Paris, Tennessee and two years as an assistant coach at Milan High School in Milan, Tennessee. Jeff became the Head Football Coach in 1996 and has held that position for 15 years with a 160-40 record; his teams were the AA State Champions in 1998 and AAA State Champions in 1999. They were second in the state in 2008 and 2009, have been to the semi-finals eight times and were in the playoffs every year. His playoff record is 37-13. During the seven year that Jeff served as the Henry Co. High Schools Baseball Coach, his teams were three time district winners.
Jeff Morris was named State Coach of the Year in 1998-1999 and the Jackson Sun West Tennessee Coach of the year in 1998, 1999, 2003, and 2009. He was the Tennessee Titan Coach of the Year in 2003 and he was selected as the Head Football Coach of the Tennessee All-Stars team playing against the Kentucky All-Stars.