Matt Jaeger ’00 to speak at 2018 Sterling College Commencement

Matt Jaeger - Sterling College
Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Matt Jaeger ’00, co-founder and president of Emergent Green Energy, will be the speaker for the 2018 Sterling College Commencement ceremony. The ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 12, at 9:45 a.m. on East Cooper Lawn on the Sterling College campus. The event is open to the public.

Jaeger graduated from Sterling College in 2000, receiving his bachelor’s degree in history and government with an education licensure. While at Sterling, he was a four-year member of the Warrior football team. He has a strong family connection to Sterling as both his parents and numerous other family members attended the College.

After graduating, Jaeger moved to San Diego where he became a field intern for Campus Crusade for Christ and a football coach at Poway High School.

Jaeger’s company, EGE, is a diversified company that produces bio-diesel, manufactures chemical adjuvants, and provides recycled cooking oil collection services. He also farms and raises cattle alongside his brother and family.

Jaeger currently serves on several boards including the Sterling College Board of Trustees, the National Biodiesel Foundation, and Minneola Community Church. He and his wife, Tricia, have three children, Logan, Levi and Brett.

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