Jared Milrad, J.D., M.S. is a filmmaker, actor, writer, producer, lawyer and entrepreneur with more than 10 million views worldwide.
Jared was prominently featured in Hillary Clinton's viral presidential campaign commercials (“Getting Started," “Equal”), and appeared in dozens of major media outlets, including The New York Times, MSNBC, BBC News, and TIME. He worked in The White House for President Barack Obama and served in numerous leadership capacities for President Obama's 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns. Jared founded a nationally recognized non-profit organization, personally endorsed by Peter Buffett, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow. Jared has raised more than $300,000 to support various social causes and campaigns.
Jared recently wrote his first feature film, several short films, a book, web series, and TV pilot, all of which have received widespread interest. His web series, HURRY UP AND WAIT, featured talent who worked with Idris Elba, Al Pacino, Kal Penn, and many others. To address gun violence and mental illness, Jared acted in, wrote, and produced his first short film, OFFICE PARTY, and subsequently acted in, wrote and directed the short film “1.20.17,” which focuses on three friends set in a dystopian reality. His next short film, MARRIAGE, examines the striking similarities of relationships through the eyes of two seemingly different couples. Jared’s first book, So, You Want To Get (Gay) Married, was published in Fall 2016 and received numerous mentions in national media.
In December 2016, Jared launched We Won’t Go Back, a people-powered movement for Americans of all backgrounds building a more inclusive, hopeful future. The launch video for the campaign received thousands of views and led to national press coverage in The Advocate and Out Magazine.
Jared was trained at The Second City Chicago and The Howard Fine Acting Studio. He graduated from Northeastern University School of Law, Tufts University, and N.C. State University with highest honors. Jared currently lives in Southern California.
1.20.17, Office Party, Hillary Clinton Campaign Commercials