On November 5, 2003, while leaving work, Mr. Jacobson
was involved in a tragic car collision.
In an instant, his
life was changed forever.
many injuries, he
sustained a severe spinal cord injury, leaving him a quadriplegic.
As an accomplished E-Marketing professional and Internet Marketing Instructor, Mr. Jacobson
now spends his
time retraining his
body in hopes of regaining strength and independence.
discovered that he
was part of an underserved population whose fundamental needs were not being met by social service or nonprofit agencies.
experiences have made clear that providing those with SCI the tools, financial resources, and information to support them in those critical first months is the best way to ensure their long-term independence.
Today, Mr. Jacobson's
energies are focused on rehabilitation and helping others as they begin the long and challenging process of recovery.
In addition, he is pursuing a Master's degree in Nonprofit Management at the University of San Diego.
also possesses a B.S. degree in Marketing Management from the University of Maryland and an M.B.A. specializing in Organizational Behavior and Development from the University of Bridgeport
received the Eagle Spirit Award for Community Service in 2009.
is a 'Big Brother' mentor and represents Think First in advocating injury prevention in the San Diego County school system.
Mr. Jacobson became a member of the HeadNorth Board in November, 2007.