He also starred as Nose Noseworthy in the 2009 film Shorts, and acted in many commercials. Short was born in Indiana. In August 2012, Short guest starred on TheFineBros Youtube channel on their web show 'Teens React', where the teens reacted to the internet web series Salad Fingers, and did so again in a reaction to "Hair Tutorial Gone Wrong".
In May 2011, Jake is now starring in the Disney Channel show A.N.T. Farm as Fletcher. It just wrapped up production for the show in May 2013 and was the final season of the show. Jake will be starring with Bradley Steven Perry in a new Disney XD show Mighty Med.