Jacob Hoff is a character who appears in Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown. He lives across the street from Fregley and in between Ernesto Gutierrez and Gabriel Johns. He has clarinet lessons, which is the reason why he mostly doesn't come outside. During the snowball fight, he said that he was supposed to go back to his home to attend clarinet lessons, and if he misses his lessons, his parents will be mad. But he promised that after he finished his clarinet lessons, he will go back up the wall and bring snacks to them. So everybody including Greg to help him escort safely to his home while the Lower Surrey Street Kids attacking him, so Upper Surrey Street Kids attacked them back and eventually they reached his house safely. But it turned out it was a wasted effort. The only thing is that the clarinet lesson was just an excuse to go home, and when they saw him at his bedroom window, they knew he was not coming back with those snacks.
- Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown (First and only appearance)