Coach Bio

Jake Rosen

Jake Rosen

Founder & Lead Coach

Launchpad founder Jake Rosen has more than a decade of experience as a classroom teacher, academic and college advisor, and all-around teen whisperer. After graduating Magna Cum Laude from Boston University and teaching English in Vietnam, Jake spent nine years teaching social studies at NYC’s renowned Beacon School, and he continues to teach part-time at Fusion Academy, a revolutionary, one-student-per-class middle and high school with more than 50 locations across the United States. He has also guided more than 75 students (and their parents) through the college process including ESL students, first generation immigrants, and students with learning and behavioral issues.

Jake lives in Philadelphia with his family. He loves travelling (preferably via road trip), music, nature, and the Philadelphia Eagles.