Jesse Ruben is a singer/songwriter currently living in Brooklyn. His songs have gotten more than a dozen placements in the US and abroad, and have been featured on shows like One Tree Hill, Teen Mom, The Bachelor (Germany), and the Disney+ series Diary of a Future President. His last 3 albums have all reached the top 10 of the US iTunes Singer/Songwriter chart. Beyond his music career, Ruben is highly active in philanthropic endeavors. He has run the New York City Marathon five times to support Lyme disease research, after overcoming a three year battle with the illness. He is also the founder of The We Can Project, an initiative for elementary and middle school students designed to help them discover their passions and give back to their communities. So far, more than 500,000 students across the US and Canada have participated. To promote the program, he was invited to perform on The TODAY Show, viewed by more than 6 million people.