Jake is an Idaho native and received his Bachelor degree from Boise State University in the Athletic Training Program. He continued his education at Arizona State University earning his Master of Education degree and worked as an athletic trainer for the Sun Devils football and wrestling team. Soon after Jake attended the University of Utah where he received his Master Degree in the Physician Assistant program. He worked in Kalispell, MT for 2 years, then returned home to the Treasure Valley to practice in orthopedics for nearly a decade. He is currently a Captain in the Idaho Army National Guard. Jake enjoys spending time with his family as well as fly fishing and bird hunting.