Jake Brunner found his way to Bellingham, Washington, from Huston, Texas, following his passion of creating jewelry.
Today, Jake is a part owner in the jewelry company Leaf and Badger. He's dedicated to creating fine, unique pieces, many of which include inspiration from the Pacific Northwest’s nature and wilderness.
Jake is hoping to attend Western Washington University this winter to continue expanding his education.
Video by Beatrice Harper / WWU Communications and Marketing intern