Jed has been playing hockey or been involved in the game his entire life. Jed grew up playing hockey at the highest levels and was awarded the top Junior B Player in Ontario award in 1995 after leading the Western Junior B Hockey League in scoring.
After his Junior B career, Jed was a four year letter winner while playing Division One College Hockey at Colgate University. In the 1997-98 season he led the Colgate Raiders in scoring.
Upon graduating from Colgate University with a bachelors degree in 1999, he spent the next three seasons playing professional hockey in the ECHL and AHL.
Jed is a State of Illinois Certified Peace Officer.