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Jack Pattillo is a YouTube celebrity affiliated with Rooster Teeth Productions. He co-founded Achievement Hunter and appears in numerous of their shows.
Early Life and Education
Pattillo grew up in the Jim Crow South, joining his peers to protest segregation at the Centre Movie Theater. However, his heritage did not hinder how he spoke or behaved publicly.
After graduating from high school and attending college, he obtained his bachelor’s in history and master’s in education administration degrees. Together with his wife Janice, he then worked at SFA as the dean of students before serving as vice president for university affairs.
In 2008, he co-founded Achievement Hunter with Geoff Ramsey; currently, it caters specifically to video gamers and he currently hosts videos on his self-titled YouTube channel as well as co-hosting Achievement Hunter One Handed Edition with Caiti Ward on her channel with over 103,000 subscribers on both platforms.
Jack Pattillo is an American voice actor and internet celebrity best known for his work with Rooster Teeth Productions, where he co-founded and is featured as an actor on their YouTube shows such as Red vs Blue and Achievement Hunter.
At Geoff Ramsey’s Comedy Lab he plays one of five core cast roles along with Geoff Ramsey, Ryan Haywood, Michael Jones Ray Narvaez Jr, and Jeremy Dooley – recording with them regularly along with co-hosting Achievement Hunter Weekly Update or AHWU for short.
Jack reviews gaming news and rumors while the rest of Achievement Hunter creates divergences in this weekly show, with occasional appearances in live-action projects, cartoons and podcasts from Rooster Teeth; including minor roles in Red Dead Redemption 2 as Valentine Hotel owner.
Achievement and Honors
Achievement Hunter, an online gaming division of Rooster Teeth Productions, is run by Geoff Ramsey and Jack Pattillo as co-founders. Their YouTube videos cover video game achievements as well as comedic gameplay; in addition, weekly Let’s Play videos feature Grand Theft Auto games while weekly series on Minecraft are produced as part of this division.
Gavin Free, Michael Jones, Jeremy Dooley, Trevor Collins, Ky Cooke and BlackKrystel make up this group of gamers. Together they host Ready Set Show, an entertainment show that pits them against various gaming challenges.
As well as their efforts on YouTube, YouTube Red also hosts annual Extra Life fundraisers for Dell Children’s Medical Center in Austin, Texas – this event has raised over $1.4 Million!
Jack Pattillo is an independent filmmaker, actor, and internet celebrity. In collaboration with one of Rooster Teeth’s founding members Geoff Ramsey he co-founded Achievement Hunter; this propelled him into internet celebritydom leading him to appearances at major conventions like PAX and RTX.
He hosts various videos for Rooster Teeth, such as their popular Achievement Hunter Weekly Update or AHWU series and voices the character Murphy from Red Vs. Blue.
He and Caiti Ward have been married for over two years and he prefers keeping details about his personal and romantic life private. Steven Spielberg is one of his heroes and he dreams of one day working in film or video game production as his dream job.
Pattillo is a prolific YouTube Star in the field of video gaming who has amassed many followers who love watching his videos and want to learn more about him.
Achievement Hunter, an online-based business dedicated to video gamers co-founded with fellow Rooster Teeth employee Geoff Ramsey, serves the gaming community. Additionally, he serves on multiple production crews for video productions.
Caiti Ward is an actress and model who works with Rooster Teeth. They have been together since 2013, though neither has any children but do share two to three kittens between them. He serves as an Extra Life representative collecting pledges to support sick kids; generous with his time giving guidance to aspiring social media influencers.