Coordinator of Youth Ministry
Jared grew up only a couple hours away in a small town called Titusville (better known as "that little place we drove through on the way to Kennedy Space Center"). He remembers watching space shuttle and rocket launches and was always very interested in science.
Jared studied geology at the University of South Florida and eventually spent one summer as an intern at KSC. As it turned out, this was not the dream job he had always imagined. After finishing his bachelor's degree, he accepted a position as a lay missionary with an organization called
and traveled to the frozen tundra of Green Bay, Wisconsin.
While the cold never bothered him, Packers Mania was just a little bit too much. After three years, Jared returned to Florida. God provided a welcoming home here at St. Mark the Evangelist, and Jared has been serving our youth with dedication and integrity ever since.
Jared is currently studying for a master's degree in theology by taking online courses through the
. You can make an appointment to meet with Jared about anything related to Youth and Young Adult Ministry or Children's Faith Formation by clicking