Known as Jared the Subway Guy in the Subway commercial, he gained fame after losing over 200 pounds on the Subway diet. In 2015, he was sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to sexual offenses.
He attended Indiana University.
He lost an estimated 200 lbs of body fat by adhering to a strict diet of Subway sandwiches and water.
He was born in Indiana. He married his second wife, Katie McLaughlin, in 2010.
He appeared in a Subway-themed commercial with Michael Phelps for the 2010 Winter Olympics.