Jacob Hikes received his bachelor's degree in mathematics from Millersville
University of Pennsylvania in fall 2014. His research centered on the
development of mathematical models for both the long jump and hurdle.
He worked as a graduate research assistant for Dr. John Christian in the
West Virginia University Applied Space Exploration Lab from fall 2015
through spring 2017.
Outside of school, Hikes spends much of his time hunting, fishing and golfing. He also enjoys spending time with his family and reading.