Jay has been involved with Seeds of Peace since he attended camp as an American camper in 2003. He went back to camp as a PS in 2005 and as a counselor in 2008 and 2009. Jay was born in New York, attended middle school and high school in London, and returned to the United States to attend Harvard College. After teaching first grade in Brooklyn for two years, Jay attended Harvard Law School, and now practices law in New York. He lives with his wife Emily in Brooklyn.