Passion for Baseball
At the age of 5, Jacob made a decision he was going to play Baseball Professionally and never looked back. Playing all through his childhood growing up, he made the High School JV Baseball team as a freshman. Always receiving the Tiger Pride award for being the hardest worker, Jacob earned his spot as a Varsity Captain his Senior Year. Jacob then received a scholarship to play collegiately at Central Christian College where he started every game as a freshman and set multiple Base Stealing records. That summer Jacob went to Central and South America to play with Athletes in Action in Mexico, Nicaragua and Venezuela. Following the summer Jacob bounced back and played at Mt San Jacinto Junior College in California.
Professional Playing Career
In 2004 Jacob achieved his life long goal by signing a Professional Contract to play for the Bennigsen Beavers in the German Bundesliga. In 2005 Jacob continued his professional career in Europe by signing with the Skovde Saints in the Swedish Elitserien. After getting his Bachelors in Communication from Sonoma State University in 2006, Jacob continued to play internationally in Australia with the Manly Eagles in the New South Wales Major Leagues. Making his way back to the states in 2007 Jacob signed a contract with the Lewisville Lizards in the Continental Baseball League.