American reporter, film critic, and documentary producer who began hosting the film review segment Jake's Takes in 2008.
He started writing for the Houston Chronicle in 2002 when he was 14.
He was nominated for a Lone Star Emmy Award for "Best On-Air Talent" for hosting Jake's Takes in 2009.
He was born and raised in Houston, Texas.
He had a controversial interview with Samuel L. Jackson in 2012 regarding the racial politics at play in the film Django Unchained.