Jared hails from Kew Gardens, New York, USA. He graduated from Five Towns College in Long Island, N.Y., with a degree in business management.
Jared auditioned for the 6th season of "American Idol" at New York City, New York, USA. His mom was the one who encouraged him to audition and look where he is now. One step closer to the dream. On March 8, 2007, he was eliminated from the competition.