|16 September, 1973|
|Lancaster, PA, US|
Early Life and Education
Jakubowski was born on September 16, 1973 at Lancaster General Hospital in Pennsylvania, under the name David Crnkovich. He was born with the birth defect clubfoot and underwent three surgeries to get his feet straight. At the age of seven, along with his two siblings, he was adopted into the Jakubowski family. Now with the name David Jakubowski (Pronounced Jake-ah-bow-ski), he took his family's nickname as his stage name: Jake Jakubowski.
In 1992 Jakubowski graduated high school at the age of 18 from Simsbury High School, in Connecticut. From 1998 through 1999, Under the tutelage of Professor Robert Kagan, he studied video editing at Manchester Community College in Connecticut.
Early Career (Video)
- 1992, directed a local public access TV show of Simsbury CT Board of Directors meetings.
- 1999, entered the news industry as a video editor for WFSB Channel 3 in CT.
- 2000, directed a local shopping TV show that aired on cable for a subsidiary of Cox Communications called Cox Media Group (Formerly Cable Rep Advertising). The title of the show was
The Cox Shopping Kart.
- 2001-2006, Produced and directed and video editor of local TV commercials in the Hartford, CT region. This was also with though the company Cox Media Group.
- 2008-2012, worked as a video editor for Edible Arrangements. at their corporate office in Wallingford, CT. U.S. editing training videos.
Career (Web Design)
- 1998-2012, a freelance web designer under the name iCONN Creations located in Connecticut.
- 2015-Present, a freelance web designer under the name .