Get To Know Jared Stine '05

High School Graduation Year


What did you do right after graduation? College/career/travel/military?

I attended JCTC for two years before going into full-time work as a security officer for a local security company.

Please describe DeSales in three words.

A second home

Where are you and what are you doing now?

Currently, I’m working as a custodian for the Louisville Scottish Rite in downtown Louisville.

What do you like most about what you are doing?

I have an opportunity to meet people from all walks of life. I’m continuing to make lifelong friends and even brothers.

What is your favorite memory about DeSales?

My favorite memories about DeSales come from the times that I got to spend in class learning from some of the greatest teachers who helped mold me into the man I am today.

Who influenced you most during your time at DeSales?

It's too difficult to pinpoint any one particular person who has influenced me the most. All the teachers, and even some of my own classmates, challenged me to be better even up until graduation.

What classes and learning experiences did you have at DeSales that are beneficial to the work you do?

Every class I had has been a benefit to my work in one way or another. Whether that was English, Religion, or even Algebra. They all prepared me for something that was always going to be bigger than myself.

What is the most important thing you learned while you were at DeSales?

I learned that even with all the hard work and dedication you put into anything that you might do, having others there to help and support you when times get tough make the journey a little easier.

What advice do you have for current (or potential) students at DeSales?

Enjoy the time you have making friends and learning. These truly are friends you will have for the rest of your life, no matter where you go.

What do you like to do in your free time?

I enjoy getting out in my community, spending time with my local fraternity lodge brothers and continuing to learn new things when I can.

What is something people may not know about you?

I love music and gaming when I have the opportunity.

Do you still stay in touch with any of your DeSales friends?

Thanks to social media, I am able to stay in touch with many of my friends from DeSales, and social media has helped me reconnect with many of those that I had lost track of at one point or another.

What’s next for you/where do you see yourself in five years?

I still hope to be a family man one day and hope to raise a son that might follow in my footsteps.