Jake graduated from Smithtown High School in September of 2014. He didn't rush to college as he was working closely with Maker Studios and was focusing on his passion for film.



  • Playlist Live (2014, 2015)
  • VidCon (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Disney Allstar Creator Conference (2015)
  • Maker Bootcamp Singapore (2015)




Suffolk Community College (2017-2018) Dean's List
Hofstra University (2018) Dean's List
SUNY Old Westbury (2018-2019) Dean's List
Jake is currently studying Media and Communications at SUNY Old Westbury and looks forward to finishing his degree in 2019 and working in the industry he loves.




Independently worked as a film maker for over 10 years, making short films online. Created
 a small production company to better produce the content. Received multiple professional opportunities as a result of the work produced.

(Always Connected) | The Walt Disney Company

Directed, edited and co-wrote a television pilot for Disney XD. Also casted extras and assembled a production crew while balancing the budget for the production. 

Content Development Specialist | Maker Studios

Worked closely with creators to create content and experiences that would increase views and publicity. Worked with the team at HQ to create numerous projects including advertisements, product endorsements and television pilots.