Jared held a variety of leadership positions in his high school, but was most active as an attorney on the mock trial team. His team won the Oklahoma State Championship four years in a row and advanced to Nationals each year. While at Samford, Jared has been a mentor for the Great Ideas Summer Institute and has coach a U8 boys soccer team for NorthStar Youth Ministries for three seasons. In the summer of 2012 Jared was a legal intern for the Governor of Oklahoma. In the summer of 2013, he served as an intern for Senator James Inhofe in Washington, D.C.