Name Jake Brewer

Birthday / Date of Birth / Age Born on 20 January 1981. He passed away in September 2015, when he was 34 years old.

Biography Profile / Wikipedia Information

Introduction :

Jake Brewer wanted a bipartisan and passionate exchange of ideas, which benefit society through efficient reforms and a streamlined technologically savvy government.

Tragic Death :

  • Jake was participating as a cyclist for Ride to Conquer Cancer in September 2015, in honor of his close friend. However, he lost control of his bicycle at a sharp curve and collided with an oncoming car and died on scene.
  • President Obama said that Brewer was “One of the best … who was armed with a brilliant mind, a big heart, and an insatiable desire to give back. He devoted his life to empowering people and making government work better for them.

Personal Life : Childhood & Education

  • Brewer, who was born in Columbia, Tennessee, grew up on his family farm in America’s heartland in Freeland, Michigan.
  • During his youth, he was always playing football, tennis, and running cross-country and track.
  • He also enjoyed photography since middle school, and always had a camera ready for big moments.
  • A graduate of Vanderbilt and Beta Theta Pi fraternity, Jake graduated with a Psychology major. Then he attended the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.
  • Jake had a wide range of passions: cycling, photography, singing, dancing, hiking, and social technology, and was referred to by his friends as a “renaissance man.”

Married & Family Life :

  • Jake first met his future wife Mary Katharine Ham at a Washington panel discussion on media and politics, and gave her the ‘let’s get a drink sometime’ line and e-vites to future tech policy luncheons, but they all went unnoticed!
  • Then, they ran into each other shortly after at a Mexican restaurant and she introduced herself again.
  • They went on a dinner date, and afterwards ended up playing ping pong until 4 am. The rest, they say, is history, and they got married in 2011.
  • The unlikely bipartisan relationship defined their jobs, but they ensured it didn’t define their home.
  • Mary is an author, journalist, and political commentator for Fox News, and editor-at-large for Hot Air. They went to have a daughter, Georgia, and a son, Garnet.

  • He was described by his family as fierce, tender, and full of joy, with an ever-present twinkle in his eye.

Career, Net Worth & Professional Life :

  • Starting out at the Sunlight Foundation leading communications and campaigns and with the Energy Action Coalition, Brewer mobilized voters to lobby for clean energy reform and open government.
  • Then he worked for Fission as the Chief Strategy Officer, designing improvements to online Veteran employment and reframing immigration debates with co-founder Jose Antonio Vargas in Define American.
  • Later, his work took him from the Persian Gulf to Mongolia and then to Washington D.C.
  • Brewer became a White House staffer & loved his job working with a diverse set of people and attempting to further social justice on a large scale.
  • He was known for his ability to see potential and beauty where others did not, working with Change.org and Define American, and crossing party lines for the benefit of society.
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