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Jake McNiel

  • LLP Peer Mentor

Aerospace Engingeering


Winchester, KY



Jake McNiel is from Winchester, Kentucky majoring in Aerosapce Engineering. While apart of the College of Engineering Ambassador program, Jake is a Lead Peer Mentor for the Engineering Living Learning Program, Prototyping Guide for the Innovation Center, and involved with undergraduate research in the UAV Lab. Jake has been a UK 101 Peer Instructor, and a K Crew Leader. Finally, Over the summer of ’23 Jake participated in NASA RockOn which consisted of building a rocket science experiment that launched into sub-orbital space. He plans to go into the space industry to pursue his passion for space exploration. In his free time, he enjoys working on his 4-legged robot named AstroBoy, learning guitar, listening to music, and cooking!