Jacques O. Bowe Jr. was born and raised in Sussex County. He graduated from Sussex Technical High School in 2006 and entered Wesley College that fall. He entered the Wesley College Pre-law program with a concentration in Legal Studies. In 2010 he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies. While at Wesley, Jacques was a captain on the men's basketball team, outstanding receiver on the football team, president of the Wesley College Student Athlete Advisory Council, the vice president of the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC), a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, a resident assistant, a student ambassador for the Admission Office, a member of the College's Gospel Choir, an employee in the Office of Student Activities, vice president of the campus Legal Society and a member of the Advisory Committee for Legal Studies.
Outside of school, Bowe has been active in his church, the Pentecostal Church of God of Lincoln Inc. He currently serves as a licensed ministered and has fully devoted his life to the Ministry.
In 2011 he became a full time faculty member, as a teaching assistant, at Sussex Technical H.S. He is currently facilitating all Widener Online courses at Sussex Tech. In 2013, he established a non-profit organization called the Gentlemen's Society. The Gentlemen's Society mission is to help young males navigate through socioeconomic and educational difficulties. At the heart of the program is empowering the young men to take charge of their lives and their future, thus becoming authors of their own life story.
Jacques is alo a member of Pathways to Success Inc. leadership team. He has worked with Pathways for the last four years as Program Facilitator/Coordinator. He is the Program/Facilitator at Sussex Technical High School. Through Pathways, Jacques helps at risk youth obtain the necessary skills and tools to complete high school become gainfully employed, go on to secondary education and or the military.
For Jacques there's no greater reward than giving back and supporting others who need help and guidance to get through obstacles that life presents them.