Dr. Garrik Jones was born and raised in Southern Utah. He attended Enterprise High School, where he graduated as Valedictorian of his class in 1996. He attended Southern Utah University, graduating Summa Cum Laude with a BA in biology and a minor in chemistry and Spanish in 2003.
Garrik attended the prestigious dental program at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. In 2007, he graduated with his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree. He received the Geriatric/Special Needs outstanding student award for his treatment in this area. He also received a 4-year Dental Research Award, where he worked with professors and colleagues on the Iowa Root Growth Study.
Garrik served a volunteer mission in Chile for 2 years, where he learned to speak Spanish fluently. Garrik is married and has three beautiful children. Besides spending time with his family, Garrik loves the outdoors, sporting events, and attending theater and cultural events.