Jared is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer. He grew up in Fruitland, Idaho but moved to Springfield to attend college. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education and Health from Evangel University. He was a nationally ranked receiver and kick returner at Evangel. Jared also played football in Germany and France after college. In addition, Jared has participated in several combines and even qualified for and attended the Elite Combine in 2007. Jared was a Student Strength & Conditioning Assistant at Evangel University for 3 years.
Then, Jared went on to be a Strength & Conditioning Specialist for a sports performance facility in Springfield from 2009-2010. While there he trained professional athletes, collegiate athletes, high school teams and individual athletes ages 11 and up. Jared has experience working with and supervising athletic development since 2001. Jared is passionate about fitness and helping people reach their goals. Jared also has qualified for the games multiple years.