Jed is the proud younger brother of Darren who was diagnosed with Fragile X when he was 12 years old and has always been his inspiration. He is the co-founder of Stakes Manufacturing, a print-on-demand apparel company out of Cleveland where they are passionate about inclusion and currently employs a number of individuals with different disabilities.
Jed has been working with the disabled community since he started coaching Special Olympics as a teenager. His mom, Rita, has been an active member of NFXF for decades and got him involved in advocacy in 2012. He is also a board member for SEEC, an organization dedicated to helping individuals with disabilities attain meaningful employment opportunities and independent living in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area.
Jed and his wife, Niki, live in Bethesda, Maryland, and are proud parents of two wonderful boys Darwin, 6, and Everett, 4. He is truly honored to be the first sibling to serve on the board and use his business experience to create new opportunities for NFXF.