Jacob joined Shapiro & Company through the Mississippi State University College of Architecture, Art, and Design's co-op education program. His architectural background began early, gaining diverse experience on-site while working with his family’s construction business. Jacob takes on a variety of tasks that include creating 3D models, drafting architectural drawings, and implementing construction administration. He is very skilled with hands-on labor and practical design solutions. His career goal is becoming a licensed architect and bettering the built environment through various fields of expertise.