Jerome and Amber Smith of Simpsonville announce the birth of their first child, a son, on Sept. 27, 2011, at Baptist East Hospital. He has been named Jayden Kent Smith.
Grandparents are Julie Brown of Simpsonville, Tim Brown of Louisville, Bill and Janie Akins of Mason, N.C., and Helen Clark of Shelbyville.
Great-grandparents are Shirley and Larry Vessels of Simpsonville, Gary Davis of Louisville and the late Coretha Watkins Smith.
Great-great grandma is Dorothy Carlson of Louisville.