Jacob grew up in the Clear Lake area, and played high school baseball at Clear Lake High School. After high school he received a scholarship to Bossier Parish Community College as a catcher. After college Jacob began coaching as a volunteer assistant at Port Neches Groves High School. He has coached at various schools, and is now in his 9th year of coaching. For the past four years he has coached at Deer Park, and was part of the coaching staff for the 2017 State Championship team. He is currently the Varsity Assistant at North Shore Senior High School.