Jake was corn-fed born and raised in Northwest Iowa. Jake was a multi-sport athlete in high school and college, with his first love being track and field. Jake was the 100m and 200m dash State Champion in Iowa his senior year and also ran at the national level in college in the 200m and 400m dash running for Dordt College. This is where he obtained his undergraduate degree in Sports Management and Exercise Science. Jake was first introduced to CrossFit when he was a Junior in college when he started dating his future wife Alissa. Her older brother Josh, a SoCal regional athlete showed him re-runs of the 2014 CrossFit Games. Ever since then, Jake's passion has changed from running in circles on a track to CrossFit. Jake is also currently getting his Masters of Science in Human Performance and Strength and Conditioning through Liberty University. Jake is married to Alissa and they are currently planning to expand their family to include fur children... If anyone has a Corgi for sale, he will buy it.
Favorite Movement: Snatch
Favorite Food: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
Favorite Hobby: Bow Fishing & Deer Hunting