Jake grew up in a fairly wealthy family, who very much cared for him. His father was a laywer, and his mother stayed at home, and constantly re-decorated the house, or spent time with Jake, who was also homseschooled.
As he grew up, he became interested in the military, mainly due to the fact that his great grandfather was in the military.
Jake soon joined the Yulair Navy, and became a citizen when he was about 22, and went through pilot training. Once he finished the basic courses, he was put on the Menuari, along with the rest of his future squad mates.