Instead of participating in activities merely to list on his resume, Jared put his energy into building internet businesses and establishing groups of followers. Jared has built a following of over 10,000 subscribers, over 12,500 website memberships, over 12,800 Twitter followers, and over 30,000 Google+ followers. Since childhood, Jared has studied business and entrepreneurship. He created TrafficCodex.com to assist entrepreneurs in marketing their business, and he also founded StudyZip.com to heighten students’ learning experience. Jared is a National Merit Scholarship Finalist. He has received the Xerox Award for Innovation and Information Technology, and he spoke on “Unconventional Wisdom” at a TEDxTalk.