Slemp and his wife Leona, both fourth generation Oklahomans, were born and raised in South Oklahoma City. They have three children and nine grandchildren. Slemp has a double major bachelor’s in Math and Chemistry and graduated Cum Laude with a Master’s in Education. He has been employed by Mid-America Technology Center for the last 38 years. He is SkillsUSA National Technical Committee Chairman for Job Interview and served as Parliamentarian for the Oklahoma Trade and Industrial Education Association.
Slemp was selected as Outstanding Teacher of the Year for the Oklahoma Trade and Industrial Education Association and has served on the Cleveland County Workforce Development Council.