Jacob is a Financial Economics major in his senior year at Brigham Young University–Idaho and a Development and External Relations Associate at the Madison Liberty Institute in Rexburg, Idaho. He was raised in Mesa, Arizona and southern California. He currently serves as the Director of International Outreach for the Columbus Center for Constitutional Studies and as the Director of the Restoration Generation, a political leadership training program for young adults. He is a researcher and has assisted with various projects, such as the Harvard Divinity School’s Religious Literacy Project. Jacob is the oldest of seven siblings and his family currently lives in Queen Creek, Arizona.