Jerad Yates is a student at FSU in the Instructional Systems and Learning Technologies (ISLT) master’s program. He graduated with his undergraduate degree in Communication Studies from FSU in 2005. After years working in the private sector, he accepted a position in FSU’s Office of Research as an Instructional Designer and enrolled in the ISLT program soon after. Originally from Atlanta, Jerad has been living in Tallahassee since 2001. When he’s not working, he enjoys traveling with his wife and daughter, cooking, and watching FSU sports.