Jared is from Birmingham, Alabama where grew up and lived most of his life until he moved to Jackson, Mississippi. While in Mississippi, Jared attended Mississippi College where he earned his undergraduate degree in Christian Studies and Psychology. He is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Theological Studies from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Annaclaire, who is from Fayetteville, Arkansas, met in college and got married in 2013. Jared has served in multiple worship roles in a variety of different settings, and as a worship pastor, he has a heart to see all generations throughout the Church engage with God through worship and the Word. He is passionate about the Word of God, which drives his passion to lead worship with Jesus at the center of it all.