Character University Speaker
Jared is an award winning singer/songwriter from upstate New York and has toured the country speaking at hundreds of schools and conferences. He’s shared the stage with national acts such as Jason Mraz, Gavin Degraw and even Journey! He sold over 20,000 cd’s independently and had his music featured on hit TV shows such as MTV’s “the Real World” and “Road Rules”. His main focus is allowing his music to impact the lives of his listeners by experiencing joy, finding comfort through pain, and looking past obstacles towards living a better life.
His songs are uplifting, thought provoking and emotionally heartfelt. Jared mixes humor, stories of life on road and personal experience to relate to each unique audience he enterTRAINs. Young people have walked away with life changing experiences such as finding their true passion in life, appreciating others around them, ceasing bullying behaviors by becoming more compassionate, stopping their attempts at suicide and forming life lasting relationships with the friends and family surrounding them.
Jared’s humorous style constantly gets compared to the likes of Jack Black and you could say Jared’s conducting a “School of Rock” meant to rock your life! Jared’s heart is to reach the young people of today and encourage them to never stop dreaming and continue pushing forward to living out your purpose with passion. As Jared shares his journey to chase his dreams to become a professional musician, he empowers his audience how to become a rock star in their own lives.
Read below what people who have experienced Jared’s message are saying about his story and ability to inspire positive change.