Jared is a Saint Petersburg, FL native, and received his initial training in West African song, music, and dance from Jai Hinson and Baba Chuck Davis. Jared began his early training with DunDuDole Urban African Ballet and continued his training with Suzzanne Pomerantzeff and Michael Sheridan, garnering scholarships to Boston Ballet, and The Rock School, and DTH among others. Professionally, Jared has worked for Florida Dance Theatre, BalletX, Oregon Ballet Theatre, and as a guest artist at the Pennsylvania Ballet and the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Jared performed with Ballet Memphis as a principal for four seasons. Dance Magazine, The New York Times, and many local publications have given praise for his performances in the mid-south and abroad. Outside of dance and theater, Jared is an award-winning musician. This is his second season with Complexions.