Jeremy was born 23 September 1994 in Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi, United States to Jonathan Nelson and Alicia McDonald (1977) . Ancestors are from the United States.
His other siblings include his twin brother, Justin Ross Nelson, Adrienne Nicholle Nelson, and Amelia Lynne Nelson.
Jeremy Nelson's middle name was givin to him after his maternal grandfather, Thornton McDonald.
Jeremy plays the trombone for the Greene County Tech Eagle Band