Due to a mental condition of his, Jerry believes he is actually Willy Wonka. Due to his persistence and a colleague of his teasing him, Jerry believes he can find new chocolate flavors in Chernarus. Due to an unimaginable amount of wealth left to him by his newly deceased grandfather, Jerry had the money to buy a boat and land in Chernarus. While that may sound odd and unbelievable, the only reason he got to shore was by bribing military officials to allow him to cross through the naval blockade (in addition to the fact they thought he was off/loopy and didn't see the harm (for once) of him landing there). The one thing that Jerry knows for sure is that- there are no such things as Oompa Loompas, as despite almost everyone he knows teasing him about this journey here, Jerry is determined to find new flavors of chocolate for his own makeshift "factory" in his basement. (Jerry has side deals with both See's Candies and Nestle, creating new flavors for them bi-monthly. This also helped feed his ability to pay his way into Chernarus. Jerry actually was the inventor of the Nestle Candy 'Nerds' "Rope", which is still a popular candy option today for many kids. His journey is to explore and taste almost everything available to him in Chernarus and make it back to the states safely.
One of the driving forces in his life is the loss of his father, whom he had lost at the age of 14. Jerry remembers almost every hospital visit, every (after) operation, and everything from the last year of his father's life. His father, Reginald Spindel, was cousins with Roald Dahl- the author of the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory books. His father used to read him the stories almost daily, and it inspired his life. Jerry's father died before his grandfather (who was the man able to finance Jerry's trip to Chernarus as mentioned above). The loss of Jerry's father didn't just incite determination, but a profound respect and love for chocolatetiering.
Jerry is a single man and hopes to inspire a young man one day to be his Charlie Bucket, a man who will love his chocolate/candy creating as much as him. But for now, he explores Chernarus, he searches out for new flavors.