Jack grew up in the suburbs of Long Island, New York where he first developed an appreciation of anything wild. Jack attended Hunter College where he obtained a B.A. in Psychology with a minor in English. During his undergraduate studies Jack worked as a care provider with handicap communities creating a bridge between his academic studies and hands on experience.
This past year Jack participated in various work trade agreements through the organization WOOF which provided him the opportunity to learn skills in organic farming, homesteading and animal husbandry.
Jack also has a love of music and you can charm him by quoting Bob Dylan in casual conversation.