Jared is from Naperville, IL, since 2013 he continues to work professionally in the Caribbean, Southeast and Midwest markets in commercial, film, print and TV. He graduated from Florida A&M University with a bachelor’s of science degree in Business Administration, worked in corporate america as a sales consultant for twelve years prior to becoming a full time artist and entrepreneur. He has studied British acting techniques at the British American Drama Academy (BADA), a program designed for serious actors with an emphasis on Shakespeare, modern text, auditioning, voice and physicality in performance. As an advisor, educator and producer, Jared is grateful to have worked with and learned from industry veterans including Alethea Jones, Ben Ketai, Cas Sigers-Beedles, Christine Swanson, Denzel Whitaker, Edi Gathegi, Josh Corbin, Maya Table, Quincy Ledbetter, Richelle Cross, Rob Hardy, Robert Townsend, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Sara Mornell, and Terri J. Vaughn. Jared’s on-camera work includes a guest star recurring role in the Apple TV series Swagger, a three season guest star recurring role in the Crackle drama series StartUp, American Soul, Queen America, The Quad and supporting roles in Alieu The Dreamer and Open. In his free time, Jared enjoys enjoying family, passport stamps, writing stories, meditation, and working with clients as a fitness and yoga professional. Jared is passionate about helping actors confidently make smart business and creative decisions while growing their personal brands and thriving. His motto is “We Rise By Lifting Others”.