Jacob recently graduated from the University of Michigan–Ann Arbor with a B.A. in Social Theory of Practice and a minor in Urban Studies. They were a student organizer on campus with the Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) chapter—Students Allied for Freedom and Equality (SAFE)—and were one of the founding members of the Students of Color Liberation Front (SoCLF). Their studies focused on revolutionary histories in the Global South—particularly anti-imperialist and anti-colonial movements in Palestine & the larger SWANA region and Latin America. Their studies and interests also focused on histories of art as resistance, culminating in a thesis titled “Speculative (im)possibilities: Palestinian Futurisms in Diasporic Visual Art. They are currently the MAJIC Manager for Michigan Alliance for Justice in Climate—an alliance made up of a community of individuals and organizations across the state aiming to center racial justice, social change, and the transformation of systems and institutions in climate and EJ organizing.