Jarrett grew up in Texas and enlisted in the Army as a Korean Linguist and Intelligence Analyst in 2011. After basic training, Jarrett attended the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center in Monterey, California, where he graduated with an Associate’s degree in Korean. During his military service, Jarrett went on to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts and a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Excelsior College. After being honorably discharged in 2016, Jarrett continued his graduate studies at the University of Chicago, where he completed a Master of Arts in Social Service Administration. Jarrett has spent years working at the intersection of trauma, mental health, and substance use. He currently works as a part of a large healthcare system, where he provides trauma-focused psychotherapy to military veterans.