Jake has travelled extensively in Canada, the United States, Costa Rica, Mexico and most of western Europe, including a significant amount of time in the UK.  Jake is largely self-educated post high school, is a Journeyman Wireman Electrician with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and continues to remain engaged in social and political issues.

The core storyline for the Trilogy was crafted by Jake as were the various subplots and much of the research regarding technology, history and cosmology.

Jake continues to craft storylines and contribute new research to the novels written by the co-authors.