Meet the SHAPE Team Series: Jake Purnick


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We've been lucky enough to have Jake as part of the CHOICE team for the past 3 years. He grew up in Crystal, MN and studied Sociology at Bemidji State University. Jake lives for the outdoors. He is happiest when he is fishing, hunting, camping, four wheeling and spending time at the cabin with his family and twin baby boys. Jake reminds us that

"biceps don't grow on trees!" But also offers the encouragement that no matter how slow you go, you are lapping everyone on the couch. In all that he does at CHOICE and working with participants in the SHAPE center, Jake brings this balance of discipline and encouragement. He offers this strategy to living a healthy life: eat well, move daily, hydrate often, sleep a lot, love your body, and repeat for life.