A North Carolina native, Jacob was born and raised in Chapel Hill. He earned his B.S. in Industrial Design at Appalachian State University, where he spent much of his free time exploring nature throughout Western North Carolina. His past endeavors include designing ergonomic furniture, making candy packaging for a chocolate-crazed chemist, and performing science-based “magic” shows for school groups. In his free time, he runs a small brand design business, and enjoys drawing, hiking, craft beer, and indie films. E-mail Jacob or call (866) 308-2773.