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Looking for a premier custom builder in Lubbock?

You're in the right place.

We have what you are looking for.

Experience. Trust. Quality.

See for yourself.


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J Rister Custom Homes is owned and operated by Jerod Rister of Lubbock, TX. He began a woodworking apprenticeship in high school.  He graduated from Texas Tech in 2007 with a business degree and continued in the trade of woodworking, home building and the creative artistry side of the business.

Jerod's cabinet and trim shop, Stellar Woodworks, is still in operation and provides the unique design elements and solid construction you see in all his homes.

Jerod is married to his wife, Whitney, and they have two children. In his spare time, he enjoys wakeboarding and family time at the lake.

Our Team


Meet Jase Rister, Custom Home Builder.

Jase and Jerod Rister are brothers and custom home builders.  

Together they comprise J Rister Custom Homes.

Jase has been in the construction business for over a decade and was trained in cabinet and trim woodwork.

He has a unique eye for detail and contemporary building. He brings fresh design ideas to the table and has a tremendous work ethic.

Jase is married to his wife, Kate, Owner and Travel Agent at Wanderlust Vacation Company, and they have one daughter.

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Meet Kerri Shields, Realtor & retired math teacher. 

Kerri is one of the top, million dollar producers in Lubbock, TX.

She is a wonderful mentor on the JRister team and can handle ALL your real estate questions.

From buying land to closing on the final day, Kerri will be there from start to finish.

You can trust her expertise.

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David Bryan with Lucid Stone, Inc is Lubbock's foremost concrete countertop creator.  He is a concrete craftsman, weaving marble patterns, colors and veins throughout his cabinets and fireplaces. You have to see it to believe it.

He can even make concrete look like wood.

The crews of J Rister are the very best: reliable, responsible and respectful. We will take care of your property as if it were our own.

High quality guarantee and a great experience is what we are after.

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Jennifer Woods is the premier designer for J Rister Custom Homes.  Her expertise is real estate, staging and home design. She has been a licensed realtor for many years and knows the Lubbock market well. She received her degree from Angelo State University.

Jennifer has a keen eye for style, function, beauty. She works closely with local flooring & lighting companies to put all the finishing touches on your home.  She even completed her own personal home with J Rister in 2022.  It is stunning.

Check out Project#9 here.

Jennifer and her husband Mark live in the Austin, TX area with their four children.

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Jessica Kelly assists J Rister Custom homes with all things web, accounting, and social media.  

She received her Bachelor's degree from Texas Tech University in 2006 and MBA in 2016.

She resides in Shallowater, TX with her husband, Tim and their two children.

Jerod Rister Custom Homes
Jerod Rister Custom Homes
Jerod Rister Custom Homes
Jerod Rister Custom Homes
Jerod Rister Custom Homes
Jerod Rister Custom Homes
Jerod Rister Custom Homes


Jerod is forthright, transparent, and honest in the building process with a detailed notebook of expenditures.

Kerri Shields, Realtor

Jerod has built two homes for us and will soon build our third.  He is the very best in high quality construction.

Trantham Family

Jerod's homes are unique, simple and comfortable to live in.

Mostly, he is a delight to work with, easy going and fun.

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C O S T 

Home prices start at $375K+ and up...



The average timeline is 6-18 months, depending on size and scope of project...


L O C A T I O N 

We will build in the Lubbock and surrounding areas within a 60 mile radius...
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