Jared Langenegger was born in southeastern New Mexico and grew up in Nebraska and New Mexico. He is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys bird and upland game hunting, deer hunting, angling, and camping. He received his B.S. in Wildlife and Fisheries Management from New Mexico State University and started his career working in fisheries management. He spent 15 years working in outdoor recreation. Jared writes for MRV the Buzz and travels frequently.