Born in Rockford, Illinois, USA.
More recently from Stony Brook, New York.
BA, Ancient Languages, Wheaton College
MA, Systematic Theology, Wheaton College
MA, English, Middlebury College
I am interested in the expression of theology through poetry, especially English poetry of the Renaissance and Early Modern periods. My thesis will attempt to bring the insights of theological aesthetics to the poetry of Edmund Spenser, under the supervision of Dr George Corbett.
Prior to studying at St Andrews, Jake taught English literature and coached track & field at The Stony Brook School in Stony Brook, NY for eleven years. He is joined in St Andrews by his wife Letizia and two young children.