Jack grew up in southwestern Pennsylvania, and attended the University of Pittsburgh. After graduating with a B.S. in Biological Science, he traveled south to pursue interests in the field of Marine Conservation. In 2016, as a research assistant in Costa Rica, Jack spent the nesting season working with Olive Ridley’s for an NGO devoted to the conservation and research of sea turtles. In 2017, as technician with the Georgia DNR, he worked with loggerheads on Ossabaw Island. Jack joined SCCF as a technician in the sea turtle program for the 2018 and 2019 nesting seasons. He started his current position as biologist in February 2020.