Jacob was raised in the eastern suburbs of Perth, Western Australia. His early home life was filled with sport and outdoor adventure.
After his parents divorced, Jacob fell in with the wrong crowd and became a gang member while still in his early teens.
After overcoming teenage drug addiction, Jacob has worked in addiction recovery and prevention in various facets since 2003.
He has published a book of his journey "Kids at War, the Battle of Addiction" which has been highly acclaimed and commercially successful.
Jacob now lives in Perth and is happily married to Melissa, together they have three children, Caleb, Ethan and Tiffany. He enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, fitness and recharges by spending time in the outdoors.
Jacob is a gifted communicator with a calling to help others to discover their purpose in life and to fulfill their destiny.
"My purpose and destiny in life is to help others discover and fulfill theirs." - Jacob Hill