Jered began his employment at Westcave in 2020 serving as an independent contractor constructing trails and later got hired as an Environmental Educator before evolving into his current role as Conservation Ranger. His lifelong passion of the natural world has only grown since joining the team at Westcave. From construction projects to researching endangered species and engaging the surrounding community, Jered has amassed a deeper understanding of what it means to protect fragile ecosystems such as Westcave Preserve.
Jered is currently an undergraduate student at Concordia University earning his BS in Environmental Science & Conservation. Jered has also been a student-athlete baseball player at Concordia the past four years.