He was born and raised in Scott City, KS. All his fire training has been through Oklahoma State Fire Service Training. His name is Leland, but he goes by “LJ.”
LJ is married and his wife and him have two children, Porter 6 and Hillery 4.
LJ comes to El Dorado from Elk City, Oklahoma. He has two sisters, Dawn Oberheim who lives in Garden City, KS; and Jill Tanner who lives in Wichita.
His hobbies include his family, hunting, golfing and landscaping.