Jacob Meyer is a freshman in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at Johns Hopkins University studying Economics, Mathematics and Computer Science. Jacob was born in Evanston, Illinois but grew up in Hyde Park on the South Side of Chicago. As well as Project Charmify, Jacob is on the cross country and track and field teams at Hopkins. Jacob gained valuable experience in organization and working with kids as a mentor and Junior Board President of the Hyde Park Youth Symphony. He has experienced firsthand the effects of disinvestment and the vacant lots that follow growing up on the South Side of Chicago and hopes to be able to make a difference in Baltimore as a member of Project Charmify.