At Sleepy Eye Public High School Jake is involved in football, basketball, FFA and is a member of the National Honor Society.
In the community Jake regularly attends church services, enjoys hunting and fishing in his spare time and works on a dairy farm.
He said he is a hard working person who will work for what he wants.
“If I want something bad enough I will do whatever it takes to succeed,” Jake said.
The people who have had the greatest influence in Jake’s life are his parents.
“They have taught me everything that I have needed,” Jake said. “They are always there to help me whenever I need them.”
Following high school graduation, Jake plans to attend South Central College in Mankato to become an Ag Service Technician.