Jake began his dance career at The Dance Attic in 2007, where he danced in the company for three years. He now dances at CC and Company Dance Complex, and has been in their Core for three years. In 2010, Jake won a scholarship to attend the Broadway Bound New York City Winter Intensive. In 2011, he performed in the opening number of the Capezio's 125th Anniversary Celebration at The New York City Center Theater. That same year, Jake also performed in a "Newsies" Tribute (with "Newsies" choreographer Christopher Gattelli) for the Fred Astaire Dance Awards at The Skirball Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. In 2012, he travelled to New York City to perform in New York Moves, a benefit for the victims of Hurricane Sandy, at the Peridance Capezio Center. He also had the honor of traveling to Los Angeles for a week to train with Travis Wall's company, Shaping Sound, in the spring of 2013 as they prepared for their North American tour. Last summer, Jake won the titles of National Teen Male Outstanding Dancer for New York City Dance Alliance, and National Teen Male Non-Stop Dancer for 24/Seven Dance Convention.