Jarrod has wanted to work in public media since he was in high school. He attend Patterson Career Technology Center where he fell in love with the world of broadcasting as a student in the Radio and Television program. He graduated from Wright State University in 2014. Jarrod started as an intern for the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation and was the Development Assistant for the Dayton Art Institute where he learned the ropes. He is very involved in the Dayton community as a volunteer for many non-profits in the area.