Jake is married, the father of 3 grown children, and 3 adopted Yorkshire terriers. When he is not working on school busses, he relaxes by shooting, reloading metallic cartridges of all types, and hunting (mostly deer). Jake is sworn to protect Minnesota from a prairie dog invasion and meets the enemy in North Dakota each year on their home turf to repel attackers. He, also, enjoys teaching firearm safety classes to youth and adults for the Minnesota DNR, and has certified over 800 graduates over 12 years. Jake is a Life member of the NRA and has NRA certification in Basic Pistol and Range Safety Officer (RSO).

Age: 58

Hobbies:  Shooting, Reloading, and Hunting

Favorite gun I own: S&W 624 .44 Special 

Favorite carry gun:  S&W 637 

A gun I would like to own: Springfield Armory M1A Loaded