Jack was born in Southmead Hospital in August 1969 and has lived and worked in the Bristol area all his life. He joined the Conservative Party in 1987, aged 18.
On leaving school, Jack worked in his family's ice cream and catering business, locally, for over ten years. After leaving the family business in 1997, Jack then worked in the financial services and residential property sectors, as a Consultant and Manager. Jack served on Bristol City Council for 8 years, between May 1999 and May 2007, representing the Stockwood Ward.
Jack's other interests include Military and Political History. He is a member of the International Churchill Society and the General George Patton Jnr Historical Society and has had an article published on General Patton, whom he regards as a personal hero.
Jack was a gunner with 266 Commando Battery, which is based in Whiteladies Road. During that time, Jack served, as a mobilized reservist, with 29 Commando RA for a year and was deployed in Helmand Province, in Afghanistan, on Operation Herrick 9 for 5 months over Christmas and New Year 2008/9. Whilst in Afghanistan, Jack ran the Camp Bastion Half Marathon, for Help the Heroes, on New Years Day 2009. After being demobbed from regular service, in April 2009, Jack worked in the Private Security industry until the General Election.
Jack was the prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Bristol East in 2001 and also stood for the South West Region, which includes Gibraltar, at the European Parliament elections in 2004. Jack was selected, by local party members, to be the prospective MP for Filton and Bradley Stoke in the summer of 2006.