JJ is a lifelong resident of Oklahoma Senate District 34. He is a 2002 graduate of Owasso High School and a 2006 graduate of Oklahoma State University, where he majored in History Education. Senator Dossett was a high school teacher and coach at Owasso High School from 2006 to 2016 prior to joining the Oklahoma State Senate. He currently serves as a Senior Master Sergeant in the Oklahoma Air National Guard and has completed two active-duty deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan. JJ resides in Owasso with his wife Ashley, a psychologist at Owasso Public Schools, and their four sons.