Jeff Keane is the youngest son of Bil Keane, and currently inks and colors the syndicated comic strip The Family Circus.[2]

The character Jeffy from The Family Circus was based on Jeff when he was growing up. Jeff was a theater major in college, but gradually grew into the family business. He lives in Laguna Hills, California, in the Nellie Gail Ranch community.[2][3]

Keane was elected president of The National Cartoonists Society for the 2007–2009 term.[4] He was re-elected president for the 2009-2011 term.