Jayrod is a storyteller who enjoys writing poetry inspired by the diversity of the world around him. To that end, he founded Voices: Open Mic in Ogden, Utah, where he helps people share their talent. He came to Northern Wasatch Oasis from the LDS faith and bolstered their youth program by organizing Dungeons and Dragons games. He currently works for Verizon Wireless and serves The Oasis Network as their technology coordinator.