Leader of the Alumni Fellows, Jacob has always had a passion for learning and engaging his community. He is both the Founder and Director of Photography of the award-winning video production company, Waka Waka Studios.

With his extensive production knowledge and experience on set, he pushes each and every project to new heights of quality and creativity. Jacob’s work has been nominated for an Emmy and has claimed first place in competitions hosted by GoPro, FanDuel, MoPOP Museum, Hidden Valley Ranch, and a 24-hour film competition.

In his time at the University of Washington, Jacob has completed an undergraduate degree, an audio engineering certificate, and the Communication Leadership Master’s Program. In 2017, he was awarded the Storytelling award by Comm Lead.

Ask him about: Creating compelling video content; UW campus resources; networking; podcasts; project management for creatives; geocaching.