Jacob was raised in Ventura California. He earned his Bachelors degree in Psychology from Vanguard University of Southern California. Afterward, he began working with at-risk youth as a youth counselor helping students achieve social-emotional goals. Jacob is currently pursuing his Masters in Social Work at Azusa Pacific University. During his first year, he gained experience interning at a psychiatric nursing facility within their rehabilitation program. Jacob now looks forward too and is excited to serve the Santa Clarita Valley alongside the SCV Youth Project team.