Mr. Palmer grew up in Villa Grove, Illinois. He received his Elementary Education Degree from Millikin University (Decatur, IL) where he also played football. He taught third grade at Fisher Grade School for 4 years. This year Mr. Palmer will be transitioning to a career in school administration as he assumes his new role as Dean of Students and Athletic Director at Fisher Jr/Sr High School. Jake will be assisting Mr. Moxley with administrative duties at the Grade School on Tuesday Mornings and Thursday afternoons.
Mr. Palmer enjoys being part of the Fisher athletic programs, coaching the Varsity football team and serving as the Athletic Director. He currently lives in Champaign. Mr. Palmer enjoys spending time with his family, particularly with his three younger brothers, Caleb, Gabriel, and Noah. In his free time, he enjoys doing any type of physical activity - especially hiking, running, and Crossfit.