Jake is a Bleu belt under Professor Ernst and Coach Haile. Jake is a native of Pittsylvania County and prior to beginning his BJJ journey he had wrestling experience as a high school wrestler at Tunstall High School. Jake began training jiu jitsu in August 2020 at Forge BJJ. He works tirelessly and consistently to improve himself and enjoys helping others around him to improve as well. Most days you can find him on the mats at Forge training, assisting or teaching.