The dude owned the place jungle jeff is his given name, since January 25, 1982 The dude owned the place. And he owned it because he told himself as he was heading to work, “I own this place”. If we slow down enough to take a decent inventory, we should come to realize, we are amazing. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.