Jared grew up sailing, fishing, and playing soccer on the shores of Lake Michigan and graduated from Ludington High School (Ludington, MI) in 2007. After moving to Missouri, he helped his father install cabinetry in the Branson area while getting his Associates Degree in Electronic Media Production from Ozarks Tech. Community College (Springfield, MO). He has been studying architecture & home design in his spare time to further his knowledge in related fields. Being new to the area, he enjoys exploring what the gulf coast has to offer for food, fun, and recreation, or writing with a fountain pen on a rainy day. Jared has been married to his wife, Delicia, and chasing their corgi, Britches, since 2012.