Jay was born in Portland, Oreg., and grew up enjoying music, playing sports, and working on his parents' ranch. After graduation from college, he met his wife, Jennifer, and they were married one month before Jay began medical school. Their son was born three years later. Jay enjoys all the activities the Pacific Northwest offers, especially if they include family and friends. After residency Jay would like to practice general internal medicine in both inpatient and outpatient settings.