At the University of Florida, Jacobs teaches CHM 4130L, Instrumental Analysis Laboratory. The course teaches fundamental concepts and practical usage of instrumentation for spectroscopic, chromatographic, electrochemical, thermal, and microscopic analysis. 
2018 Graduation Controversy
In 2018, Jacobs was the usher for the U of F graduation ceremony. He was criticized and placed on administrative leave after videos of him rushing black students who were celebrating on stage went viral.