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Jake Gross

Dr. Gross joined the DTS family in 2016 to lead the Passion Global Institute. In 2020 he was appointed Dean of DTS-Atlanta. Prior to DTS, Dr. Gross spent 15 years serving in a variety of postsecondary leadership roles, including stops at Auburn University (War Eagle), Pepperdine University, and Kennesaw State University. Dr. Gross has a deep desire to see Jesus glorified in and through the educational process and takes great joy in serving students as they journey toward graduation and beyond. He delights in being married to his best friend, Emily, and they are blessed with three amazing daughters— Abby Jane, Blythe, and Joy. Dr. Gross loves fly fishing with Emily, coaching his daughters’ soccer teams, and is a firm believer that Christmas should not be celebrated until after Thanksgiving.