Junior College: Played for Don Flowers at Ranger JC ... Posted a 3-3 record with a 4.12 ERA with 38 strikeouts in 34 IP in 2003.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Nederland HS for coach Brian Biggers ... Posted a career record of 20-7 ... Earned all-district honors three times.
Personal: Jared Preston Walker was born 3/20/84 in Nederland, Texas ... Parents are Harold and Tammy Walker ... Brother Justin also pitches for Lamar ... Major is Biology ... Hobbies are fishing, hunting and playing video games.