Director of Military Engagement and Veteran Initiatives
Service History: Served with 2D Recon Battalion and 2D Force Recon from 2005 to 2009, and deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from 2007 – 2008. Separated from Marine Corps in 2009 and enrolled at South Carolina as a student veteran.
Education/Major(s): BS in Sport and Entertainment Management (2012) and MBA in Business Administration and Management (2017)
Jared supports the university's innovative effort to support and attract military-affiliated students in the classroom and via distance learning. Along with being university advisor to the Student Veterans Association, he is a founding member and current university liaison for the My Carolina Veterans Alumni Council. Jared serves on the board of Palmetto State Base Camp, Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation — SC 5K Walk/Run, 9/11 Remembrance Foundation of South Carolina and Fisher House Foundation — Columbia, S.C.