Keith Jolly was born and raised New England, primarily growing up in Maine. It is in Maine is where Keith developed his passion for hiking. As a young boy Keith once dribbled a basketball over 20 miles (must be a world record) just to get home. Upon graduating high school Keith enlisted into the United States Marine Corps. Keith served in the USMC for 6 years of active duty, with tours at Marine Barracks, 8th & I. Here Keith worked within White House, and State Department missions as well was a member (UG) of the Silent Drill Team. Keith subsequently graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi, then received his MBA from Mississippi State University, and completed University of Virginia’s (Darden) Executive Leadership Program. Keith has worked in the DoD, Intelligence and Space Community over the past 20 years.
In 2010 Keith founded the Ruck to Remember and in
In 2020, Keith cofounded the Honor Movement Foundation.