Jake Atherly was born and raised in Western Maryland, journeying to Southern California nearly 3 years ago, to be near the thriving biopharmaceutical industry and sunny weather.
From a young age, he felt the desire to teach others, but the true passion began from his positive experiences working as a caregiver and a tutor. He enjoys all facets of learning and believes that life is an incredible opportunity for growth and change.
Jake graduated from Shepherd University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and a Minor in Mathematics. He will be teaching a variety of classes from the math and science departments.
In his spare time Jake enjoys fly fishing in the Sierras, picking up trash, skim boarding, body surfing, body boarding, cinema, cooking, lobster diving, golf and baseball. While early in his career as a teacher, Jake is a very compassionate and patient person who loves to see young adults find their true passion(s) in life.