Jared joined the The Woodlands' First force in June of 2008 as the Jr. High Pastor, and it wasn’t long before he became the Student Pastor. In September of 2013, Jared became the Campus Pastor at Birnham Woods, a campus of The Woodlands' First. Jared grew up in the Dallas area and graduated from Irving High School in 2002. He graduated with a B.B.S. in Criminal Justice and Political Science from Hardin Simmons University in Abilene, TX, and is currently pursuing a Masters degree from Houston Baptist University. The best thing about Jared is his wife Shelby
and his daughter Lucy! They are expecting baby #2 in February 2014 and couldn't be more excited. Jared has a huge passion for sports especially football. He is a fantasy football junkie. When he finds himself stuck indoors he enjoys watching football, reading a good book, drinking massive amounts of Dr. Pepper and spending quality time with close friends and family. He is a passionate follower of Jesus Christ and dreams of leading and walking alongside others in doing the same!