Jared Derksen lives with his family in sunny Southern California. He has taught mathematics students from 7th grade through college since 1991. Beginning in 1998, he has focused on teaching AP Statistics. In the summer of 2000 he co-created a Frequently Asked Questions website for the use of the AP Statistics discussion forum. He became an AP Reader in 2004. As a content creator, he has written material for CollegeBoard/AP Central and for Casio Education. He also contributes to the Bock and Velleman series of statistics textbooks—writing and updating exercises and the teacher resources.
In his free time he enjoys his family, the Dodgers, good food, and great books.