Jae was a standout collegiate pitcher at the University of Southern Indiana. He holds a Master of Science degree from Purdue University, where he served as a Graduate Assistant for Purdue University Football. He’s a nine-year Southeastern Conference (SEC) veteran, including a seven-year stint at Texas A&M University working with both the football and baseball programs. In 2012, he was awarded the prestigious Texas A&M Athletic Directors Teammate Award. He served as Director of Player Development for the University of Missouri Tigers baseball program prior to joining The Lab in 2021.