'Jared was originally born and raised in Brownsburg, Indiana. He grew up with a lot of musical influence in his life, starting with his family. He is a self taught composer, and has now had extensive formal training as well. Live orchestrating and composition are his primary focuses for future endeavors. He has obtained work ranging from film, TV, and interactive media. These opportunities have enabled him to travel the nation, and meet some very amazing people in the industry. As far as his history with music, Jared has had formal training on violin and percussion/drumset.