Born in Mapleton, Utah, Jared Ward married his high school sweetheart and has five children. He served a two year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and has a B.S./M.S. in statistics from Brigham Young University.
He has done research in biomechanics and pacing strategy for marathon performance.
Jared's athletic credentials include six time All American at Brigham Young University, three time USA National Champion, was 6th place in marathon in Rio at the 2016 Olympics and finished 2019 ranked U.S. #1 for the marathon.
You can find him online Instagram and Twitter @jwardy21