Jacob Daniels was born and raised in rural Iowa with a passion for problem solving and storytelling. After earning his Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the US Air Force Academy, Jake then commissioned as a USAF pilot until the end of his service. You can now find him settled back in Eastern Iowa with his wife and rescued animals, where they operate a small grape vineyard.


In addition to his day job at Collins Aerospace, Jake is an online creator for YouTube and Instructables. On these platforms you'll find detailed How-To videos and instructions to his carpentry, cooking, tech and fitness created from an engineer's point of view. Jake has also partnered with Monkii to create affordable DIY versions of each of their fitness devices. His DIY tutorials were featured throughout Monkii's website and social media. 


In an effort to explore his entrepreneurial spirit, Jake has incorporated his passions and applied a unique set of acquired skills into offering Videography and 3D Design services. Also a licensed Part 107 drone pilot, he is excited to offer drone photography and videography services for real estate, property inspections, cinematography, events and agriculture markets. Jake uses a "systems approach" to provide both physical and digital solutions for individuals and small businesses.