Jake joined scouting in 1999 when he became a Tiger Cub. In 2005 he earned his Arrow of Light with Pack 3798. He then joined Boy Scout Troop 798, where in 2010 he earned his Eagle Scout. Over the next year and a half he earned 4 Eagle Palms. In 2011 he joined Venture Crew 7772 and Sea Scout Ship 8772. In 2013 he earned his Venturing Silver Award and Sea Scout Quartermaster.
He joined the Order of the Arrow in 2006 with Mischigonong Lodge. In 2009 he completed his Brotherhood with Mischigonong Lodge. In 2011 he was elected Lodge Vice Chief of Activities with Mischigonong Lodge and then served on the Agaming Maangogwan Lodge creation committee. In 2012 he was elected Lodge Vice Chief of Program in Agaming Maangogwan Lodge. He was awarded the Vigil Honor in 2013.
Jake currently serves the Order as the Lodge Program Adviser. He is also the Skipper of Sea Scout Ship 8798. He is also a STEM Program Executive with the Water & Woods Field Service Council. He also works in the Lake Huron Scout Shop as a Sales Associate.