John W. Rockwell has spent his life teaching students history, especially U.S. history and history of the Wild West. He taught in Duchesne, Utah, and then in Taylorsville, Utah, at Eisenhower Junior High and Taylorsville High School for most of his career. He received the Distinguished Faculty Award from the National Honors Society in 2008. John has also worked on the Lehi City Historical Preservation Commission and has been involved in historical restoration and preservation projects throughout Lehi, Utah. John served an LDS mission in Mexico and has followed his ancestor Porter’s footsteps with a lifelong service in the Church.
Jerry Borrowman has written numerous articles in both Church and financial publications, including the Church News and the Ensign magazine. He is the author of the best-selling series ’Til the Boys Come Home as well as the novelette One Christmas Eve. He has also coauthored several biographies, including the award-winning Three Against Hitler with Rudi Wobbe, A Distant Prayer with Joseph Banks, and Beyond the Call of Duty with Bernie Fisher. Jerry Borrowman and Rudi Wobbe won the National Award of the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge for their contribution to promoting the cause of freedom through their writing. His latest book, Stories from the Life of Porter Rockwell, was co-authored by John W. Rockwell, great-great grandson of Porter Rockwell. Jerry and his wife, Marcella, live in Sandy, Utah.