Competition Teacher / Choreographer / Performer
Born and raised in San Diego, Jacob’s passion for dance is evident the moment he takes the stage. His musicality and unique style have been described as captivating, inspirational and breathtaking. His love for dance, which began as a 6 year old tapper, has expanded to many genres including Hip-Hop, Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary, Modern, and Ballroom. Having developed many of his skills on his own, Jacob’s creativity led him to start choreographing at age 15.
Jacob has gained notoriety as a gifted choreographer throughout the dance industry and awarded numerous awards for his dancing and choreography including: Top overall awards at dance competitions around San Diego and LA area, “best choreography” out of all entries at Fearless Dance Competition surpassing the cast of “Dance Moms”. He was also recently awarded “best choreographer” at Thunderstruck Dance Competition in Los Angeles. However, the real joy for Jacob is making people “feel something special.”
Jacob teaches dance to all ages in various studios throughout San Diego County including Metro Dance, Culture Shock Dance Center, and Oh la la dance academy to name a few, offering dance coaching to all levels and ages as well as choreography for competition dancers. Over the past few years, Jacob has had the privilege of dancing in showcase performances at Malashock Dance in San Diego, in addition to competitive dance competitions throughout Southern California. He looks forward to sharing his love of dance with everyone at Metro Dance.