Jared reported a positive test result for COVID-19. He wrote about this on Twitter.

Despite the illness, the cosplayer remained in good spirits and frequently joked on social networks, but his condition worsened.

Nadin brought Jenkins to life from Make Love, Not Warcraft, cosplayed by Nandin at BlizzCon 2013. He was also a massive World of Warcraft fan and inspired people to create their costumes.