Mike graduated from Western Kentucky University with a BA, Masters and Rank I. He taught school for six years and was an assistant principal for two years before joining Hilliard Lyons in 1986.
Michael Jennings and his wife of forty-seven years, Kathern, live in Morgantown, KY. They have a son, daughter-in-law and two beautiful granddaughters. Mike and Kathern attend First Baptist Church in Morgantown. He is a member of the Gideons International and former president of KY. In his spare time, Mike enjoys cattle farming and playing with his granddaughters.