Jake is a life-long New Mexican and current law student at the University of New Mexico School of Law. He also currently serves in the New Mexico Air National Guard as an Intelligence Analyst and holds the rank of Technical Sergeant. In 2014, Jake was named the United States Air National Guard Outstanding Airman of the Year. Jake completed his Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, while serving full time in the Air Force. In 2016, Jake left active duty service to pursue his dream of attending law school.