Jared composed the theme for Oobi in 1999, during his time as a songwriter at Nickelodeon. In the same year, he also composed the theme music for the Nicktoon series As Told by Ginger.
Since the early 2000s, he has gone on to compose and perform for a wide variety of networks: ABC, Fox, Disney Channel, and Cartoon Network. He most recently composed the score for Teen Titans Go! To the Movies.
Jared was raised in New York City, where he attended the High School of Performing Arts. He later continued his music education at Berklee College of Music, studying jazz arranging and composition. He is half of the production team Urban Legend, with partner Kool Kojak, and founded the label "Blind Lemon Music". Jared currently lives in Los Angeles.
Jared finished working on the Oobi theme in 1999, when the original shorts were first being filmed. He also contributed to the musical score of the shorts. Background music was more prevalent in the shorts than in the full-length series.