Jared became the Student Ministries Pastor at Olive Branch July 2016 after serving at The Grove in Chandler, AZ for over 10 years. With his passion for leading young people into a life of pursuing Christ he has been able to watch students grow as he leads them on trips to places like Compton, Haiti, Thailand, Mexico, and Malawi. He loves his wife, Jillian, who serves in the high school ministry with him, and they have two beautiful little girls, Jocelyn and Juliet. He enjoys traveling, chocolate, video games, and rooting for the Rams, Angels, Lakers, & Ducks.