Jordan West graduated from the University of Scranton with a degree in Italian, and minors in Spanish and International Studies. He spent one academic year during college studying in Milan, Italy, where he also interned at a newspaper and worked as an English tutor. Jordan has also worked with high school students, including college-readiness mentoring and work-readiness skills teaching. Jordan loved serving in the Pittsburgh community throughout his time with PULSE. He served at the Acculturation for Justice, Access and Peach Outreach (AJAPO) alongside Kristen Hochreiter.