Jacob Turner: Professional Athlete to Professional Entrepreneur

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Former professional MLB pitcher Jacob Turner talks with host Jason Shupp about the rigors of pursuing a childhood dream of becoming an elite athlete. He shares what made him successful as an athlete and a teammate and how re-framing his identity helped him transition to life after baseball.

Jacob is a founding partner at JL Strategic Wealth. Jacob’s experience as a former Major League Baseball player provides him with a unique understanding of the challenges individuals and families face in creating and sustaining wealth. With first-person knowledge on how to build out sustainable lifestyles that offer long-term security, Jacob leverages the insights he has gained as an elite athlete to better counsel his clients on their unique life cycles.

Before co-founding JL Strategic Wealth, Jacob was a top 10 MLB draft pick. He played 11 years professionally, both at the MLB level as well as internationally in the KBO. Upon retiring, Jacob worked as a wealth advisor at a billion-dollar RIA, heading up their work with athletes.

Jacob resides in St. Louis, MO, with his wife Kristin and their four children. Outside of the office, Jacob is passionate about golf, cycling, and the outdoors.

Follow Jacob on Twitter @TheSuddenWealth

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