Jerome Deupree (Jerry) was the original drummer for The Humans. After the band signed with I.R.S. Records, he decided to not continue playing with the band.

He started playing drums at the age of six and started playing professionally at 14. After his stint with The Humans, he moved to Boston, where he joined The Decoders, the Sex Execs, Mr. Happy and Morphine. He now performs in the Jeff Robinson Trio, a free-jazz group, and Members of Morphine/Elastic Waste Band with former Morphine saxophonist Dana Colley and guitarist Jeremy Lyons. He also plays with 'The Coots' a band fronted by former Treat Her Right harmonica player, Jim Fitting. A short list of bands he is currently playing with include Hokum's Heroes and Orchestra Morphine. He also freelances.