Went to the same high school as Spike Jonze, whom he co-wrote 'Jackass: The Movie' with
After a bidding war between Comedy Central and MTV, Jackass was picked up by MTV with Jeff as the director.
Also a musician, Tremaine was the vocalist for the band Milk.
An American film and television producer/director, and, along with Johnny Knoxville and Spike Jonze, one of the creators of MTV's Jackass. He directed Jackass: The Movie, Jackass Number Two, and Jackass spinoff Wildboyz. Tremaine is the former editor of Big Brother Magazine and a former art director of the influential BMX magazine GO.
He graduated from Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda, Maryland in 1987. Jeff is also a class of 1990 graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.
Using his formal background in graphic design, Tremaine took a job as the art and editorial editor at Big Brother Magazine in 1992.
While attending Washington University Jeff was a member in good standing of the Sigma Nu fraternity.