Jacob has served on various boards that support and develop the US Military, sports leagues, and inner-city development.
He resides in the Historical Downtown of Zeeland and is a founding member of Foundry Church in Zeeland.
The Bonnema children have attended Zeeland Public Schools. Jacob’s oldest daughter is adopted from Ethiopia and works at Gentex. His oldest son and daughter-in-law are full time missionaries based in Livingston, Zambia.
Two more sons attend Western Michigan University on full-ride football scholarships while pursuing degrees in Finance. Jacob’s youngest daughter is a Senior at ZEHS.