Jaq was born in Brooklyn New York with his 3 siblings. They were raised off the meager earnings their parents made. Jaq followed in his fathers footsteps of being the provider for his family and becoming a police officer. Jaq had, had some trouble with the law as a juvenile but he turned it around when he joined the police academy. As a Officer he did his best to uphold the law. due to a court case involving family members of a suspect shot and killed by Officer Jaq Denise, He was placed of administrative leave and later fired. Searching for purpose in life he went backpacking through Russia and ended up lost finding his way into the Chernarus area. He tried to help during the initial chaos that followed in the weeks after but found himself alone wandering the hills and forests of the area... trying to survive.