Sam Vogel, better known by his stage name Jauz (/dʒɔːz/ JAW-z),is an American DJ and electronic dance music producer based in Los Angeles, United States.
Vogel grew up in Northern California. He began playing guitar and producing electronic music on his computer at the age of 15. He went to Icon Collective music production school. He previously went to a film school in Loyola Marymount University before deciding to pursue a musical career, prompting him to enroll in Icon Collective. He began releasing future house tracks before adopting the stage name Jauz. His career kickstarted when fellow musician Kennedy Jones had played one of his remixes. Jones also had introduced him to his manager, Moe Shalizi which helped Vogel to release music on Borgore's record label, Buygore.