Grew up in a small town in north central West Virginia. He received his undergraduate degree from West Virginia University College of Agriculture and Forestry in 1996. During his undergraduate education, Jared was an avid hiker, enjoyed cycling, and worked at local animal hospitals. He graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000 and worked as a veterinarian at an outstanding veterinary hospital in the Raleigh area for 3 years. He is the founder of Complete Pet Care Animal Hospital and is involved in small animal practice with an emphasis on internal medicine and orthopedic surgery.
Dr. Jared and his wife, Kellie, have one daughter, Katlyn, two sons, Sean and Lachlan, their Great Dane Addie, and four cats. He contributes his time and skills to the SPCA of Wake County and actively participates in community programs with his local church.