Jared is a survivor that attacks Teresa during the events leading up to Worlds Apart. Jared attacks both Teresa and her mother as they are riding to the mountains. Jared, as he is attacking them, kills Teresa's mother, then tries to attack Teresa as he wants to take her supplies since all the nearby stores had been looted. Tom comes to Teresa's rescue and tackles Jared to the ground, punching him, taking his gun and causing him to retreat. His current fate is unknown.