Jacoby Tyrone "J.T." Pender was born into a family of musicians in the rurally located town of Port Angeles, Washington. His mother, father and brothers were all aspiring musicians throughout his life. He credits his family for providing an environment of constant musical creativeness growing up.
Although he is skilled with a beat pad or sampler, he is also a capable musician with the keys, guitar and bass. A typical studio session with J.T. reveals that he can create a track from scratch with any arrangement of instruments and develop it into a published song. As a recording engineer, songwriter and vocalist, J.T. has shown an ability to perform well in all areas of the song creation process. Under his urban contemporary music label, GameRunnaZ Records, J.T. has amassed a catalog of over 10 published albums with various artists from the Northwest.
J.T. also stays in demand as a music publisher for his self-founded company True Audible, gaining music placements in many different media outlets. Most recently his music has been placed on the UK's re-airing of The Hills for MTV Networks, the feature film Something Like A Business, the PGA Tour and web series such as Sorority Forever and Prom Queen 2.