Hi, I’m Jake. I’m fascinated by the wonders of the world, what makes people tick, and how we can live remarkable lives.

I write about everything from behavioral psychology and navigating through unertainty to dropping out of college and living a remarkable, purpose-driven life.

 My mission is to inspire and empower you to live a life of excitement and fulfillment through heeding your intuition, uncovering your aspirations, and discovering what makes you come alive.

Jake Heilbrunn


•Lifestyle Blogger

•Inspirational Speaker

An emerging leader of his generation, Jake Heilbrunn brings a compelling and authentic message that is striking a chord in people of all ages. At 19, Jake published the Amazon best-selling memoir Off the Beaten Trail: A Young Man’s Soul-Searching Journey Through Central America, which NYT best-selling author Jack Canfield called “an extraordinary book.” At just 20 years old, he has inspired and touched thousands of lives, speaking to audiences as large as 2,000 people. He’s been featured in publications including TEDx, The San Diego Union-Tribune, Thought Catalog, Pick the Brain,YourTango, Influencive, and Psychology Today.  As a passionate speaker, thought-provoking writer and author, and curious explorer, Jake is living proof that by having courage to heed our intuition, we can live a remarkable, impactful life.