Jed Manjaro is a Texan. He got into some trouble with the Cartel on his land, and fled to Chernarus to avoid being killed. He had trouble getting feet on the ground, but found honest work as a hunter. He went on a week long hunting trip when things were normal because he kept hearing stories of how big the deer were in Chernarus and wanted to see it for himself. When he returned from his hunting trip, almost everyone was infected. Day Zero happened when he was out hunting. He Stayed out in the woods for a while after he the outbreak living by himself. Now after about a year, he decided it was time to see if there were any more survivors out there. He was tired of being alone.