Jeff Jarrett is the son of the legendary Jerry Jarrett. He started his wrestling career in his home state of Tennessee and instanly became a star. His first major federation was the WWF back in about 1995, as a country music fan with the nickname "Double J." He won the Intercontinental Championship and had feuds with greats such as Razor Ramon (now Scott Hall).
Jarrett then left the WWF and went to WCW. He won the US Championship had success as a wrestler. He then left and went back to the WWF in 1998, managed by Tennessee Lee. He ended up cutting his long hair from a loss to X-Pac at Summer Slam 1998. This gave him a new attitude. In 1999, as he was the Intercontinental Champion, he left and went back to WCW, the day after he lost the title to Chyna. He had his biggest success with this stint in WCW. He won the Heavyweight Championship and also joined the nWo.
When WCW was bought by the WWF, he wasn't sent to the WWF, but he went back to Tennessee. He wrestled for a time in the WWA, where he won the Heavyweight Championship there, but now he owns part of the NWA TNA (Total Non-stop Action).
He won the NWA Heavyweight Championship several times since the federation debuted in 2002. He has had several memorable matches and feuds against the likes of Ron Kililngs and A J Styles.