Jared is a dance scholar and an artist based in Quezon City, Philippines. Upon finishing his bachelor's degree in Anthropology (2007-2011), he pursued a graduate degree in Dance Anthropology and Ethnochoreology in Choreomundus: International Masters in Dance Knowledge, Practice and Heritage (2012-2014). His research interest is on vernacular movement vocabularies in urban spaces. Trained in various streetdance and contemporary dance techniques, Jared engages with his research by producing and performing movement based performance. At present, he is a lecturer in the Department of Anthropology in the University of the Philippines, Diliman, and a dance lecturer in Guang Ming College, Manila.