Jake is originally from New Orleans and is married to a woman who is way too good for him. He is a purple belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and loves to cook and eat.
Jake gained much of his nonprofit experience from his work in disaster recovery in post Katrina New Orleans. Jake received his Bachelor’s degree from Louisiana Tech University in history and his master of Arts from Wesley Theological Seminary. He loves music, podcasts and old movies. Jake is also a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, having served two years in the Republic of Armenia.
First job: Delivering pizza
Favorite Bible Verse: Isaiah 58
Idea of a perfect day: Practicing Jiu-jitsu, taking a long hike with his wife and dog and enjoying a delicious meal of grilled meats.
Most people don't know this about me: Jake can clap with one hand.
Most interesting vacation: Traveling through Turkey and Greece while serving in the Peace Corps.