Jake Wilke graduated from Central Community School District in Elkader, Iowa in 2006. He attended Wartburg College the following fall and graduated from Wartburg in 2011. Jake's first teaching job was at North Cedar Community School District in Stanwood, Iowa as a Behavioral Instructor/P.E. teacher. He coached multiple sports there, Football, Basketball, Golf and Track. Jake and his wife Jessica moved back to Northeast Iowa in 2014 after his wife graduated from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. They have two beautiful girls who keep them very busy, Charlotte Rose and Gretchen Grace.