Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, Jake is a Midwesterner raised in Southern California. With a drive to act at age 9, he approached his family to help him find an agent and made his way from Carlsbad, CA to Los Angeles to pursue acting. While booking commercials and landing his first feature film alongside Josh Brolin in Jonah Hex, he shared the screen with his friends also pursuing acting in the documentary The Hollywood Complex. Now in college, Jake is pursuing a degree in filmmaking while acting in roles such as Geoff in Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life. He aspires to not only continue acting but work behind the camera as well.