Jacque received a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA in 1985.  From 1980-1986 Jacque was employed by the firm of Lasseigne & Legett Architects, Inc., Baton Rouge, LA where he performed manual and computer aided drafting.  From 1986-1987 Jacque was employed by the firm of Laws & Schmieder, Inc., Port Allen, LA and was responsible for computer aided design and drafting of a parish wide mapping system and for the reduction of surveyors field notes.