Jacob "JZumo" Zumo is a Baton Rouge, Louisiana native. Jacob grew up with a passion for two things, basketball and art, each having parallel and major influences on different parts of his life.
In college, he opted to play basketball on an athletic scholarship to Belhaven University until an injury later stood in his way. During that time Jacob fell back on his former passion, throwing himself totally into painting.
Jacob's career as an artist first began by painting music artists during live shows, as well as designing apparel for several music artists’ live performances. This allowed him to travel the world, gain new perspectives, and a new appreciation for his art. Jacob would also go on to travel to Florence, Italy to study and search for ways to modernize sacred art and transform traditional catholic paintings into a work of beauty and originality.