Jesse was in the first class of 8th graders when Mac Jr-Sr High opened in 1969. At MacArthur he was on the first state finalist football team in 1971. He went on to obtain his degree from Oklahoma Christian College in 1978. A masters was awarded from Central State in 1984. Stovall has coached tennis in Altus, Hereford, Tx, Wellington, Tx and MacArthur. His first year as a high school coach was in the 94-95 school term at Altus. The previous two years he served as the jr high coach for the Bulldogs. Stovall and his wife, Lori( a special ed teacher in Altus), have four kids; Luke, who serves as a jr high tennis coach at Mac, Jessica, a vocal music teacher in Arkansas, Jaren, and IT specialist in Altus and Lyndee, a speech path for Lawton PS (Sullivan and Washington). Stovall was also in the first 3rd grade class at Sullivan Village when it opened in 1964. He is very proud of his Viking/Scot and Highlander background.