Hofferth earned his undergraduate degree from North Central College (Naperville, llinois) in 1988. He's a 1992 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. Hofferth collected a post-graduate certification in spinal trauma from the International Chiropractors Association in 1996.
Hofferth has been a board member of the Indiana State Chiropractic Association since 2007.
A native of Munster, Indiana, Hofferth is married to the former Kelly Day and the couple has two daughters: Sydney and Madison.