Hood joins Holmes Grenada Campus as speech instructor Pictured is Jake Hood, who joined the Holmes Community College family as a speech instructor on the Grenada Campus. Jake Hood has joined the Holmes Community College family as a speech instructor on the Grenada Campus.
Hood earned his Bachelor of Science in Speech Communication and Psychology as well as his Master of Arts in Speech Communication and Business Administration at Oregon State University. He served as a graduate teaching assistant at Oregon State University, as well, before becoming a full-time speech communication instructor for the institution. Following OSU, he taught speech communication at Linn-Benton Community College in Oregon.
Hood has a heart for giving back and has volunteered at special school centers, working with people with disabilities. For fun, he enjoys keeping up with the stock market, golfing with family and friends, participating in fantasy football, attempting to be Gordon Ramsay in the kitchen (and making cereal when it doesn't work out), filling his shelves with books and DVDs, seeing and learning about history and visiting baseball parks across America. He also loves going to Lake Tahoe in California and Nevada in the summer and winter, and visiting his brother Ben and the rest of his family in California.