(written from a Production point of view)
Jared Patrick Cox (born 6 November 1976; age 36) is an actor who appeared as a background performer in two episodes of Star Trek: Enterprise. He first portrayed an alien in a market place scene  and then a Horizon crewman in the episode "Horizon". As a background performer he received no credit for his appearances and was identified by his costume from his previous appearance which was sold off on the It's A Wrap! sale and auction on eBay. 
Cox wrote about his first Star Trek experiences on his blog. For this day he took a break from his job as a teller at Wells Fargo and went in for his make-up at 8 or 9am. He was part of a big crowd scene with over fifty SAG background performers as aliens. 
Cox was born in the University of San Francisco Hospital to John and Linda Cox. Cox earned his BA in Drama from the San Francisco State University in 1999 where he acted in several stage plays such as The Cryptogram, The Role of Della, A Doll's House, and Cabaret. He studied acting under Gary Spatz and Hugh Anthony and performed in the independent films Boy Meets Grip, 911, and Midnight Solo. He married in 2000 and movied to Los Angeles in 2001. In 2004 he portrayed a background demon in the final episode of the fantasy series Angel, called Not Fade Away which featured Trek performers Dennis Christopher, Mark Colson, Leland Crooke, David Figlioli, and Henry Kingi, Jr. and the following year he was a background actor on The West Wing.