Jake is currently a junior in highschool, born and raised in Winter Park, Florida. He writes for his school's newspaper, participates in debate, plays on the baseball team, and loves to spend time with friends. When not consumed by his various hobbies, Jake loves to learn, and wants to help facilitate this for others as well. His father and grandfather, both economic consultants, sparked his interest in economics as well as politics, and have urged him to pay more attention to both national and global affairs. By combining his love of both writing and learning, Jake hopes he can make an impact on his community.