Biography Jared Yates is a 18-year-old from Danville, IL who auditioned in St. Louis. Jared Yates is a senior at Schlarman Catholic High School and performs in school plays and concerts. He currently lives on an apple orchard with chickens, goats, dogs, pigs, horses and ducks. You can also catch Jared around town performing at local restaurants, and at local events including weddings and Christmas parties. In his spare time, he likes to hang out with his friends and go to the movies.