Jake Kingsley grew up on a small family dairy and grain farm in Wichita, Kansas. He earned a B.S. in Animal Science from Kansas State University. Shortly thereafter, he started his professional career as a grain merchant. Part of his work was educating producers on hedge risk management strategies. After 3 years, he took a job as a feed commodities merchandiser in Saginaw, Texas. He worked with dairies and corn producers across Texas to bring corn from the field to the feed bunk. Jake resides in Benbrook, Texas with his wife and son.