Jacob was born and grew up in Owensboro, KY. He attended Lindsey Wilson College where he graduated in May of 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Recreation, Tourism, and Sport Management and a minor in Business Administration. He played baseball at LWC for four years where he was apart of two teams that reached the NAIA World Series in back to back seasons. He was also a Resident Assistant his senior year.
Jacob is excited to be apart of The Gatton Academy staff and is looking forward to developing a community within the building, being a mentor for the students, and seeing their personal growth throughout the year. He is currently taking online classes at WKU to get his Masters in Intercollegiate Athletic Administration.
In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, weightlifting, watching movies, playing sports, and he is a member of Hillvue Baptist Church in Bowling Green.