Jake Eshelman

Hosted at Houston Food Bank

part of a series on Change

About the speaker

Jake Eshelman is an interdisciplinary creative and entrepreneur. Drawing on his formal background in creative writing, studio art, art history, photography, printmaking, and woodworking, Jake channels his diverse interests and experiences to build brands—namely working as the Creative Strategist for Tangelo and the Creative Director of Hamilton Shirts. Additionally, Jake is also the Founder and Wearer of All Hats behind Side Project Skateboards—a brand of handmade, vintage-inspired skateboards crafted from recovered hardwoods and American-made components. Since launching in October of 2013, his work has garnered international attention as well as several editorial features in publications such as Esquire, Trouvé, and Garden & Gun. He has collaborated with other creatives and companies around the world, including a design firm in NYC, an upscale menswear boutique in London, and a partnership Fossil flagship stores across the US. Finally, he’s always excited to meet likeminded creatives and couldn’t be happier to live in Houston with his wife and their two cats.

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