Our Team

Jacob Simmons
College and Career Advisor

Jacob Simmons

College and Career Advisor

Joined Project GRAD Akron:


Favorite quote:

“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” - Malcom X

Favorite thing about Project GRAD Akron:

My favorite thing about Project GRAD Akron is being at the forefront of changing students’ lives. I am inspired by the creativity, intelligence, and resilience that the students display and their ability to make the most out of limited resources on a daily basis.

A little about Jacob:

Jacob is a proud graduate of Hiram College. Not only does he take pride in his work, but he also believes that students are the future and he is just doing his part in changing the world. In his free time he enjoys watching sports and making videos. Jacob enjoys the simple things in life, he also has a 5-Star Uber passenger rating.