Jay graduated Cum Laude from the University of Notre Dame with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a concentration in Bioengineering. During his senior year, Jay collaborated with an organization that provides vocational services for individuals with disabilities by designing and building a device used for automated photo capturing and image processing. Outside the classroom, Jay served as a Resident Assistant and Captain of his dorm's interhall basketball team. Jay is an avid water sports enthusiast, with interests ranging from competitive water skiing to sailing. He also enjoys snow skiing in the winter. Originally from Omaha, NE Jay will always be a proud Creighton basketball fan in addition to cheering on the Fighting Irish.