Major: Political Science
Minors: French and History
2006/2007: Attended Christian Academy of Louisville. During the summer played for Post 39 American Legion baseball out of Oldham County. He was a varsity athlete in football and baseball for all four years. He was named Captain of football team during senior year. Helped lead baseball team to first district title in school history.
2007/2008: Attended Samford University in Birmingham, AL for the fall semester and was a member of the Bulldog baseball team. For the spring semester Jared transferred to UC and joined the Patriots Varsity baseball team.
2008/2009: Made UC's Dean's List, joined the Phi Alpha Theta History Honors Society, appeared in 15 games, had a .364 batting average, and a .500 on base percentage. During the summer played for the Athletes in Action at Xenia, OH in the Great Lakes League.
2009/2010: Made UC's Dean List, MSC Academic All-Conference, joined the FCA Leadership Team, and Vice-President of Phi Alpha Theta History Honors Society. Appeared in 43 games with 36 starts, had a .260 batting average, 25 hits, 6 doubles, 4 homeruns, 31 RBIs, and 19 walks.