Jake Vincent was born in Atlantic City and grew up in Flemington, New Jersey. He attended the Taylor School Summer Intensive in 2012 while studying for a BFA in Dance and Dance Education at Montclair State University. After graduating in 2014, he continued his training on scholarship at Perry-Mansfield under the direction of Linda Kent and Earl Mosley’s Institute of the Arts. Following the program, he performed both internationally and domestically with companies including: Rioult Dance NY, Von Howard Project, 10 Hairy Legs, Douglas Dunn and Dancers, and Earl Mosley’s Diversity of Dance. Jake joined Taylor 2 in 2017 and was invited by Mr. Novak to join the Paul Taylor Dance Company in Summer 2020.