Jerad Anderson is an American musician, actor, and entrepreneur. He's the founder of Wayne/Lauren Film Company based in Beverly Hills. He was the founding member and lead guitarist for 100 Monkeys, a rock band that toured internationally. His entertainment career began as an actor, where he found success with roles in television and film. He holds a degree in Communications from San Diego State University. While there he ran a graphic design business that helped him pay his way through. The most recent film he produced, Girlfriend won several awards including the prestigious Gotham Award.