Jake started in the automotive business in 1999 while still attending high school. He worked at a friend's shop until 2000 and then went to work at Nick Nicholas Ford in Inverness, Florida. In 2002 Jake left Nick Nicholas and began working at Rolling Hills Ford, presently Ford of Clermont. Jake met David when he worked at Rolling Hills Ford. He returned to Nick Nicholas Ford in 2010. Jake stayed in touch with David and began working at Griffis Automotive Clinic in 2012. He is a Chassis Master Technician and gas and diesel engine master technician. He and his wife, Ashley, have three children Nolin, Khale, and Lauryn. Ashley is an X-ray technician in Leesburg. We enjoy spending time together playing games and watching movies. In his spare time, he plays golf, works on cars, trucks, and motorcycles. He also enjoys woodworking.