Jeremy Camp is known for his passionate, well-crafted songs and heartfelt testimonies of faith in spite of life’s obstacles. After completing high school, Camp attended bible college in Southern California and developed a keen interest in music. He started to perform at Christian music events all over California, recording a self-released disc called Burden Me in 2000. At one such appearance, Camp met a young woman named Melissa, who later became his wife.
Melissa passed away in early 2001 in ovarian cancer. Jeremy poured both his sorrow and the faith that helped see him through into his music, and in 2002 he was signed to BEC Recordings, who released his first nationally distributed album, Stay; it was both a critical and commercial success, and five songs from the disc reached the top of the Christian singles chart.
While touring in support of Stay, Camp met singer Adrienne Leisching, the two hit it off, and in 2003 they were married, and have since been blessed with two daughters.