MEET JERI

Jeri J’s Indian Fry Bread Welcomes You

Meet Jeri Ann Johnson-DeCola (“Jeri J”) and JJ DeCola, a couple whose passion and zest for life is apparent the moment you meet them. Whether indulging in Jeri J’s delicious Indian Fry Bread while visiting them at their Fry Bread Stand in Payson, Arizona or making your own at home with Jeri J’s Indian Fry Bread mix, you’ll experience this passionate energy that goes into every order and package. As the sign on their trademark Fry Bread Stand school bus states, “Jeri J’s Indian Fry Bread Welcomes You” and thanks you for spending some time with them.

jeri j portraitJeri Ann Johnson-DeCola (“Jeri J”)

Jeri J is a full-blood Tonto Apache Indian and a member of the Tonto Apache Tribe in Payson, Arizona. Jeri has lived in Payson all her life.

jj decola portraitJJ DeCola

JJ is a Boston, Massachusetts native, and served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean war. He is a disabled war veteran proud to have served his country.

Inside the Kitchen with Jeri J