Jacob Smith, Computer Teacher and IT Specialist
Email: jacobs@eastsideacademy.org

Originally born in Kirkland, Washington, when Jacob was 18 he decided to travel. This began a lifelong journey of living in different places and serving God wherever he went, from villages in Swaziland to hostels in Europe. After attending Word of Life Bible Institute in both Florida and New York, Jacob received his Bachelors of Science in Biblical and Theological studies from Liberty University. Jacob has over a decade of experience working in youth ministry both nationally and internationally. An avid traveler and missionary, he has been to 19 countries, teaching and preaching among different people groups. He lived in Taiwan as a missionary and Bible Teacher for several years where he met Emily Lundy, a Florida native, they were married May 23rd, 2015. 

 Jacob has been heavily involved with non-profits and startups over the years and seen great success in that area. When not fixing broken computers, Jacob has a passion for knowledge, ancient history, and East Asian Cultural Studies as well as writing.