Colorado has always been a place Jared could see himself living. So while searching for a job in college when the morning meteorologist position came up it was at the top of his list.
Growing up in Blue Springs, MO Jared experienced all kinds of interesting weather. But it was during the spring of 1993 when a tornado raced across the field outside his home that changed his view on weather. Weather used to frighten him and it wasn't until college when he decided that’s what he was going to pursue.
After 2 seasons of college soccer at a small school in Olathe, KS he decided that education was the more important than sports. It was at the University of Missouri – Columbia that he graduated with a degree in Atmospheric Sciences or better known as meteorology. Jared has interned with Bryan Busby at KMBC 9 News in Kansas City and used to work weekends at ABC 17 News KMIZ in Columbia, MO. When Jared is not working he loves to be outside exploring, whether (no pun intended) that be hiking, biking, or motorcycle rides.