Godby spent six years in the Iowa Army National Guard. He served during the floods of 2008 and was deployed to Afghanistan in 2010. After graduating from Iowa State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, Godby worked as the assistant to the chair of the Iowa House Agriculture Committee and, afterward, as legislative correspondent for Sen. Charles Grassley.
Godby currently splits his time between Moravia and Ames where he continues his studies for his Master’s Degree. He may be contacted by phone at (641) 895-8111 or email at jared@god byforiowa.com.