Jake grew up in Bolivar, Missouri, attending K-12 at the Bolivar Schools. In 2015, Jake graduated with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Criminal Justice and Psychology from Southwest Baptist University. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Wyoming, School of Law in Laramie, Wyoming in 2021. During law school, Jake worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Judge Fields of the Colorado Eighth Judicial District, as well as served as the Student Director of the University of Wyoming, College of Law’s Estate Planning Practicum. Through these experiences in law school, he developed interests in estate planning and litigation.
Jake lives in Bolivar with his wife, Darian, who also grew up in Bolivar. Jake and Darian enjoy spending time with friends, family, and their two Labradors. They are avid Kansas City Chiefs fans and enjoy attending games at Arrowhead.