Achievements

As a result of media exposure

as an international fitness model, holding body-building titles, strategically cultivating his online brand and providing boutique training services to high-profile clients, Jake’s business and reputation have expanded to a comprehensive global platform.

 

He has been featured on the covers of, and had write-ups in, several magazines, including:
• REPS Magazine (July 2011 – featured in military muscle issue as sponsored athlete / spokesmodel / author / founder of veterans support foundation, April 2011 – Cover, BBQ Issue, January 2011 – 13-page arm workout spread, October 2010 – featured shoulder workout routine),
• Ironman (March 2009, April 2009, November 2008 – Physique of the Month),
• Argonaut (May 2009 Cover),
• Orange Coast Magazine,
• D Magazine,
• Planet Muscle,
• San Francisco Chronicle (Celebrities Hottest List),
• Palm Springs Life Style and Tourism (2009), and,
• The Men of Palm Springs, Mr. August 2006, in which he cites Palm Springs as home.

Jake has also appeared in numerous display ads for recognizable name products, including as spokesperson for both Pro Fight Supplements and Bodybuilding.com’s Europa products 2007/2008. He was also the front page physique of the month in June 2009 for Bodybuilding.com.

The June 2009 issue of Exercise for Men Only magazine included a spotlight article on Jake’s exercise regime that provided the successful conditioning for male cast members of ‘300’ (a movie featuring Gerard Butler).

Due to his success in Hollywood, studios now list Jake as a premier fitness expert to help prepare their contracted actors, singers and performers to be at their peak for film and public appearances.

Other well-known, high-profile clients include: Ke$ha, celebrity makeup artist Napoleon Perdis, Barry Manilow, Kuba Ka, Michael Weems, Costas Mandalore and Palm Springs real estate icon, Brady Sandhal.

At any early age, Jake was recognized for his wrestling talent and received a degree in Exercise Physiology with a Sports Nutrition Minor from the University of Nebraska Kearny. He quickly became a sought-after strength and conditioning coach at the university level.

In 2007, Jake was featured twice on the Gregory Mantell Show. He’s also appeared on various television and game shows, and several national network commercial campaigns.

Jake’s titles as a body-builder include the following:
• 2012 NPC Excalibur Champion – Middleweight Class,
• 2010 Mr. California Body Building and Figure Competition,
• 2009 Guest Poser 4th of July Muscle Beach Show,
• 2009 Official Fight Promotion,
• 2008 Winner at the Cali State Championships Champ Military Division,
• 2008 Excaliber Champ and Runner-Up in Open Class,
• 2008 Sixth Place Cali State Championship Military Division,
• 2008 Runner-Up Middleweight Class Muscle Beach Memorial Day,
• 2008 Sponsored Athlete by L.A. Muscle TV, and,
• 2006 Voted Fitness Expert of the Desert.