CSF STAFF

Click on any of the staff members below to learn all about them. Want to grab coffee? Email any of the staff if you’d like to grab lunch or coffee or just talk with someone. That’s why we’re here!


What do you do around CSF?
Shift meals, Core groups

Hometown
Lexington

Degree
Sustainable Agriculture

What’s on your bucket list?
Complete a marathon
Sell a painting
Foal a horse

Favorite Movies
Braveheart
Remember the Titans

Favorite Books/Writers
Wendell Berry

Random Piece of Info
I’ve never been on a rollercoaster.

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Singing

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Usually walking dogs

Contact Information
[email protected]
859.948.5581

What do you do around CSF?
I’m part of the philanthropy team! My job includes raising money for the everyday ministry activities of CSF and making/keeping relationships with all of our alumni and non alumni friends.

Hometown
Right here in Lexington, KY!

Degree
Liberal Studies in Natural Sciences (don’t ask what that means.. I’m still not sure) with a Business Minor

What’s on your bucket list?
Scuba dive AND skydive
Surf in Australia
Find cool sea shells in Hawaii
Meet Chris Renzema
Go to a rodeo
Run a marathon

Favorite Movies
It’s a Wonderful Life
When Harry Met Sally
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Favorite Books/Writers
Hinds Feet on High Places by Hannah Hurnard
The Reason for God by Timothy Keller

Random Piece of Info
I broke my nose on the front porch of CSF. Also, I can drive stick shift.

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Playing the saxophone. Or HARMONICA. Any slightly obscure instrument really.

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Swimming with goggles on. Also running around my lil neighborhood.

Contact Information
[email protected]
859.492.6016

What do you do around CSF?
Women’s Discipleship, Greek Outreach, Content Team, Photos, Religious Advisors Service, and 30 Day Journey Team!

Hometown
Monteagle, Tennessee

Degree
Arts Administration with a minor in Music!

What’s on your bucket list?
Participate in the Running of the Bulls!!!
Visit every National Park
Frolick under some cherry blossom trees in Japan
Start a nonprofit after-school program where students can receive free music lessons
Write a book of some sort!
Adopt + give birth to some cute kiddos
Hike the Appalachian Trail
Run a marathon

Favorite Movies
The Karate Kid (1984 version). No other movie compares.

Favorite Books/Writers
The Pursuit of God by A.W. Tozer
Any and all poetry/spoken word by Joseph Solomon, Rudy Francisco, and Jackie Hill Perry
Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Metaxas
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer

Random Piece of Info
I narrowly survived Hurricane Katrina!

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
FREESTYLE RAPPING

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Chasing after cows I see on the side of the road

Contact Information
[email protected]
931.581.7050


What do you do around CSF?
-Synergy
-PSP (Meals)
-Senior Ministry
-Retreats
-30 Day Journey

Hometown
Danville, KY/Boyle Co

Degree
Public Health (I ironically graduated with this degree in the middle of a global pandemic and then came on staff) :)

What’s on your bucket list?
-Meet Taylor Swift
-Run a Disney Half Marathon
-Visit India
-Be a cast member in Disney World
-Tour the Museum of Ice Cream with Jenny Asher

Favorite Movies
-Enchanted
-Confessions of a Shopaholic
-The Holiday
-Little Women
-Avengers: Infinity War
-All of the Spider-Man Movies!

Favorite Books/Writers
-The Selection Series
-The Chronicles of Narnia
-Harry Potter – specifically The Half-Blood Prince
-Percy Jackson & The Olympians/Heroes of Olympus

Random Piece of Info
I’m adopted! I was born in Bangalore, India and adopted into my forever family in Kentucky when I was 14 months old! I also can play the harp!

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Playing guitar, so that I can join Taylor Swift’s band

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Running, hiking, and golfing – to make up for all the ice cream I eat

Contact Information
[email protected]
859.324.2236

What do you do around CSF?
Forging Men’s Ministry
Taking care of the grounds on Building Team
Serving students at Pancakes
Leading students on their walk with the Lord in 30 Day Journey
Lastly Spring Break Planning

Hometown
Lexington, KY

Degree
Bachelor’s in Business Marketing & Management

What’s on your bucket list?
Visit Japan
House a small library
Become a Dad (a husband first of course)
Attend NFL games at all NFL stadiums
Own a dog

Favorite Movies
Marvels Endgame (just has to be said sorry)
Saving Private Ryan
Treasure Planet
Lord of the Rings Series (The Hobbit counts too)
Top Gun

Favorite Books/Writers
Gentle and Lowly by Dane C. Ortlund
Mere Christianity by C.S Lewis
The Bible (Romans & 1st Timothy)
The Warrior Heir by Cinda Williams Chima
Seekers by Erin Hunter

Random Piece of Info
My left eye is lazy but I still played football in high school cause ya know why not?

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Snowboarding, cause it’s dope!

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Big fan of push-ups with the occasional lift or run.

Contact Information
[email protected]
859.948.9340


What do you do around CSF?
I am part of the philanthropy team here at CSF. My role consists of fundraising for the ministry as a whole, keeping up alumni relations, and cultivating existing relationships. I am also in charge of staff morale, which may be my most important role.

Hometown
Beaver Dam, Kentucky

Degree
B.A. in Theater

What’s on your bucket list?
Watch the Steelers win a Super Bowl in person
Sit courtside at a UK Final Four game
Travel (Ireland, Austria, Switzerland, Iceland, Sweden, Croatia, Greece, Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii, Alaska, Pacific Northwest, Montana). Basically anywhere and everywhere
Act in a movie/TV show/Broadway play

Most Annoying List
People who talk in movies
People who misquote movies
Slow drivers

Favorite Movies
Forest Gump
Shawshank Redemption
Remember the Titans
Harry Potter Series
All Marvel Movies
The Dark Knight
Good Will Hunting
Jurassic Park (the original)
The Princess Bride

Favorite Books/Writers
Shoe Dog
Harry Potter Series
The Great Divorce
Chronicle of Narnia
Kingkiller Chronicles

Random Piece of Info
I was stabbed in the brain with a sword. True Story.

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Acting

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Playing basketball
Working out
Going to the movies
Teaching/performing Stage Combat
Traveling

Contact Information
[email protected]
(270) 256-8017


What do you do around CSF?
interns, synergy team, helps Brian out, social media and coffee cards!

Hometown
Edgewood KY (close to Florence y’all!)

Degree:
Interior Design

What’s on your bucket list?
Go down a black Dimond in Colorado or Utah

Favorite Movies
The back of my eyelids because I always fall asleep before movies end.

Favorite Books/Writers
the listening life!

Random Piece of Info
Lexus McCormick and I switched boyfriends in 6th grade. I was one belt away from a black belt in karate before quitting.

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Photographic Memory – memory is definitely not my strong suite

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
laughing

Contact Information
[email protected]
(859) 652-5813

What do you do around CSF?

  • Lead the overall ministry
  • Teach at Synergy and in other settings
  • Wrestle with how to reach out to campus in creative ways
  • Fundraise
  • Serve as one of the board members at CSF

Hometown
Cynthiana, KY (though I’ve been in Lexington since 1995)

Degree
Masters of Divinity (basically theological studies)

What’s on your bucket list?

  • Quarterback a football team, as I never played growing up, only did baseball and basketball
  • Write five books
  • Do a triathlon
  • Live outside the US for at least a couple of months

“Most Annoying” List

  • Listening to other people loudly sip their hot coffee (this is especially true when I’m sleepy and feeling irritable)
  • When people think they are thinking clearly but in actuality they clearly aren’t thinking clearly. Is that clear?

Favorite Movies

  • Rudy
  • The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • Good Will Hunting

Favorite Books/Writers

  • C. S. Lewis (We did accidentally name our son C. S. Marshall)
  • Eugene Peterson
  • Oswald Chambers (Primarily “My Utmost For His Highest”)
  • Richard Swinburne (academic philosopher)

Random Piece of Info
I lived at the Grand Canyon for an entire summer when I was in college, about 150 yards from the rim of the canyon.

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?

  • Hanging out with my wife, Shelby and our three kids- Claire, Caleb and Miriam
  • Watching sports
  • Reading
  • Letting my mind wander into creative brainstorming sessions (In my 40’s I’m not sure if I’m allowed to ‘daydream’ anymore)
  • Thinking about working out and getting back into shape

Contact information
[email protected]
(859) 273-5433


What do you do around CSF?
I do a few different things around CSF. I help write Core Group Curriculum. I help with staff formation. Mostly I work with Brian and Derek on Lewis House. I’m here Mondays and Fridays, and the other three days of the work week I teach high school at the Lexington Latin School.

Hometown
Lexington, now. I grew up in Benton, KY.

Degree
English & Philosophy Degrees

What’s on your bucket list?

  • Read all of Shakespeare’s works
  • Publish a poem in a publication I like
  • Make one truly beautiful thing out of wood
  • Go to Rome
  • Learn three other languages

Favorite Books

  • The Lord of the Rings
  • The Divine Comedy
  • Brideshead Revisited

Random Piece of Info
I used to work here, I left, and then I came back (the first staff member to do so, I believe).

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
When it comes to trades I’m a jack by nature.

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Parenting.

Contact information
[email protected]


What do you do around CSF?
I’ll be wearing quite a few different hats this year: Synergy team, coffee cards, Key Care, 30 Day Journey, and planning parties/finals lunches!

Hometown
Union, KY #NKY4L

Degree
Human Health Science and Spanish- come say ~hola~ some time!

What’s on your bucket list?
Go camping- No, I’ve never been
Learn Greek/Hebrew
Successfully skateboard down Columbia Ave
Become a doctor #gobucks #OH #the

Favorite Movies
The Imitation Game
Little Women
Now You See Me 1 (and 2 for the card scenes only)
Coco
Catch Me If You Can
Also anything with the tagline “based on a true story”

Favorite Books
C.S. Lewis (duh)
Paul the Apostle <3
Brandon Sanderson
Cold Mountain
Dune #hatersgonnahate
Any fantasy/historical fiction

Random Piece of Info
I love to learn anything and everything!!! If you have a skill/talent/hobby that you’re willing to teach, I would love to be the grasshopper to your sensei :D

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Silly answer: I would give anything to be able to pick an outfit on the first try and not have half my closet on the floor by the time I’m ready to walk out the door
Serious answer: Become an overnight cello prodigy

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
I love going on runs when it’s nice outside (shout out Friday Fun Run) or just goofin around on the soccer field trying to relive the glory days :’)

Contact information
[email protected]
859.547.6919


What do you do around CSF?
I am the Pastor to Students! I do a lot of teaching at Synergy and Shift, but really my role is to encourage and challenge students in their walk with the Lord. So I do a lot of coffees and lunches and just generally try to be available to serve students! I also unite the staff around a common vision of how we are going to reach students on campus.

Hometown
Colorado Springs, CO

Degree
B.A. Christian Educational Ministries (Minor in Biblical Studies) (Taylor University)

What’s on your bucket list?
Well it used to be watching my Chicago Cubs win the World Series… But since we won it in 2016, I’ll say… Watching the Chicago Cubs win the World Series again.

Favorite Movies
I am a total sucker for the classic spy-thriller/action movies. But also love Star Wars, Marvel, Harry Potter… I’m secretly a huge nerd.

Favorite Books

  • The Great Omission by Dallas Willard
  • Spiritual Leadership by J. Oswald Chambers
  • Case for Faith by Lee Strobel
  • Emotionally Healthy Leader by Pete Scazzero
  • Beautiful Resistance by Jon Tyson
  • The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry by John Mark Comer
  • Anything A.W. Tozer, C.S. Lewis, Tim Keller, N.T. Wright

Random Piece of Info
In middle school I was a competitive Pokemon card player and won expense-paid trips all over the country. So I got to visit the Statue of Liberty, the Space Needle, and Santa Monica pier all for free because of a card game.

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Swimming. Specifically, treading water. This is embarrassing to admit, but I can’t tread water. I grew up playing sports… I even played collegiate soccer. Yet I cannot physically conquer the task of treading water. Please don’t judge me.

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Chasing around my kids Micah and Brooke with my wife Nicole!

Contact information
[email protected]
719.930.1666


What do you do around CSF?
The fancy title is “Theologian-in-Residence” at Lewis House. But that means: I read, I write, I meet with students, I lead groups, and I do whatever Brian tells me.

Hometown
Beaver Dam, Kentucky

Degree
Ph.D. in Theology

What’s on your bucket list?
See a Perfect Game live (I’d settle for a no-hitter)
Visit the Holy Lands

Favorite Movies
A Hidden Life
LOTR Trilogy
Babette’s Feast
And all the baseball movies starring Kevin Costner

Favorite Books/Writers
Dostoevsky, Sayers, Waugh, and Wodehouse for fiction; Anselm, Gregory of Nyssa, Thomas Aquinas, and Rowan Williams for theology; C. S. Lewis for everything.

Random Piece of Info
I like the White Sox? And I lived in Scotland for a wee bit.

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
I’d like to know all the languages.

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
I like to run. And turning pages burns calories, right?

Contact Information
[email protected]
And check out my webpage: www.lewishouse.org/derek-king/


What do you do around CSF?
Director of Outreach, Lead Team, Kickoff Week Oversight, and 30 Day Journey

Hometown
Brookfield, WI

Degree
Accounting and Finance

What’s on your bucket list?
Ski in the Swiss Alps
Have the Basketball Court named after me

Favorite Movies
Tommy Boy
Beverly Hills Ninja
Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Favorite Books/Writers
Lysa Terkeurst
Mo Isom
Pete Scezzaro

Random Piece of Info
I have winged scapula…its a cool party trick

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Pulling the best pranks

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Lifting things (ask Jade for pictures)

Contact Information
[email protected]
414.758.3907


What do you do around CSF?
I manage the finances at CSF. This really entails everything under the sun that has a number attached to it. I also sometimes sneak my cat into work.

Hometown
Louisville, KY

Degree
M.S. Finance

What’s on your bucket list?

  • Get a pizza named after me
  • Never own a pair of jeans
  • Work for the Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Have the speed limit raised on New Circle Road

Favorite Movies

  • Men in Black
  • Unknown Soldier
  • Jeen-Yuhs

Favorite Books/Writers

  • The Bible
  • ESPN Articles

Random Piece of Info
I had tuberculosis in 8th grade.

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Lip reading

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
By nitpicking my fantasy football lineups

Contact Information
[email protected]
502.889.7737
Carrier pigeon address: 507 Columbia Avenue Lexington, KY 40508


What do you do around CSF?
As a Pastor to the CSF staff, I focus on caring for, empowering and developing our incredible staff team as they carry out our mission. I also get to teach groups of students and build relationships with them.

Hometown
Orlando, FL

Degree
Bachelor of Arts in Preaching

What’s on your bucket list?
I’d love to see Machu Picchu and do one of the long thru hikes in the U.S. (th AT, PCT or CDT).

Favorite Movies
I love movies in general, but especially enjoy the series franchises (Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, Harry Potter, Marvel).

Favorite Books/Writers
I love to learn and am prone to talk up whatever I’m reading lately. For reading to grow as a follower of Jesus, I find it hard to go wrong with Eugene Peterson, C.S. Lewis, N.T. Wright and Henri Nouwen. Some of my favorite fiction writers are C.J. Box, Jim Butcher, Michael Connelly and Robert Jordan.

Random Piece of Info
I have flipped a car, been in a vehicle that was struck by lightning and stood within 20 yards of a bear and mountain lion in the wild- and wasn’t injured at all.

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
I’d love to be some kind of artisan. As someone whose work is often done with words, thoughts and keystrokes, I’m amazed by people who create with their hands.

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Walking, hiking and family adventures

Contact Information
[email protected]
919.720.1693


What do you do around CSF?
Talk to people, raise some cash for CSF

Hometown
Louisville…ish. Brazil originally but the 502 is home.

Degree
Public Health

What’s on your bucket list?

  • Have my life be a musical for just one day
  • Visit the bottom of the ocean
  • Swim with beluga whales
  • Take my mom to Italy
  • Buy an island

Favorite Movies

  • Italian Job
  • Tangled
  • Charlie’s Angels
  • Finding Dory

Favorite Books/Writers
I should probably read more…

Random Piece of Info
I’ve never eaten apple pie. I don’t have my two front teeth.

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
How to get Brian to not be late.

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?

  • Shaking my fitbit to get more steps
  • Running short distances
  • Picking things up and putting them down
  • Sometimes I like sports too

Contact information
[email protected]
(502) 291-7152


What do you do around CSF?
My first and possibly most important role is to be Derek King’s boss. Beyond that I am a part of the philanthropy team at CSF which helps raise support for our ministry. This includes finding and meeting with new donors, cultivating current partner relationships, and being Derek King’s immediate boss.

Hometown
Cold Spring, KY

Degree
Communications

What’s on your bucket list?

  • Ride a bull
  • Sit in court side seats at an NBA game
  • Experience zero gravity
  • Start a food fight

“Most Annoying” List

  • Talking during a movie
  • Using the word “awkward”
  • Loud chewing
  • Showering

Favorite Movies

  • Ace Ventura
  • Saving Private Ryan
  • Inception
  • An Extremely Goofy Movie
  • Hercules

Favorite Books/Writers

  • Jarrod Polson “Living Beyond The Dream”
  • The Book of Basketball
  • The Unaborted Socrates
  • Finding God Behind Enemy Lines

Random Piece of Info
I graduated high school in a class of 32 students.

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?

  • Play basketball
  • Netflix
  • Chill with friends
  • Watch basketball
  • Halo 4/Super Smash Bros.
  • Play basketball

Contact information
[email protected]
(859) 630-7106

What do you do around CSF?
Lead Staff, Curriculum, Staff Discipleship

Hometown
Lexington

Degree
Biology / Chemistry

What’s on your bucket list?
Galvanization, Grand Canyon, Hawaii, Dark Side of the Moon

Favorite Movies
Fury, Babe, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Favorite Books/Writers
CS Lewis, Oswald Chambers, Dennis Kinlaw, JRR Tolkien

Random Piece of Info
I really like quarter sawn oak

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Nunchucks

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Enjoying time with 9 grandkids!

Contact Information
[email protected]
(606) 776-1054

What do you do around CSF?
ALL THINGS TECH.Synergy.Metrics

Hometown
NKY

Degree
ICT (Computer Science without the math)

What’s on your bucket list?
Visit the Big Tech HeadQuarters
Go to Cali
Own an Electric Car

Favorite Movies
12 Angry Men
Joker
Paddington 2
Parasite

Favorite Books/Writers
C. S. Lewis

Random Piece of Info
I will say things as matter of fact even if they aren’t

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Guitar or Piano

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Walks
Gorilla Tag
Beat Saber
Fortnite

Contact Information
[email protected]
859.907.3048


What do you do around CSF?
Freshmen Ministry, Key Care, 30 Day Journey, Faith & Forest (Park Ranger), Serve Ellie

Hometown
Louisville, KY

Degree
Community & Leadership Development

What’s on your bucket list?
To be a good mom
Go on survivor
See Fleetwood Mac live
Convince Brady to come back to the Pats
Fiddle fart around & visit national parks, white water raft anywhere/everywhere, etc.

Favorite Movies
Anything Amanda Bynes and Melissa McCarthy
The Scooby Doo Movie
The Grinch
Cheaper by the Dozen

Favorite Books/Writers
Lisa Terkeurst
Jackie Hill Perry
Mo Isom
Every Woman’s Battle
Ruthless Elimination of Hurry
Where the Sidewalk Ends
The Screwtape Letters
David from the Bible

Random Piece of Info
I have a ziploc bag of grass from Elvis’ house from when I went to Graceland in the 6th grade

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Be faster.

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Eating. Wrestle, Watch AFV & Survivor, walk dogs, cackle & squawk, hang in the great outdoors, Break Ankles in basketball.

Contact Information
[email protected]
502.468.7590


What do you do around CSF?
Shift and Men’s Ministry

Hometown
A mix of Lewiston Maine and South Jersey

Degree
Christian Ministries at Asbury University

What’s on your bucket list?
Travel throughout Europe

Favorite Movies Girls
Secret life of Walter Mitty

Favorite Books/Writers
Dietrich Bonhoeffer, C. S. Lewis, Henri Nouwen, Jon Tyson

Random Piece of Info
I do not like chocolate

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Soccer

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Soccer

Contact Information
[email protected]
859.339.5246


What do you do around CSF?
Women’s Discipleship
Greek Outreach
Meals
30 Day
Content

Hometown
Mason, OH (aka where Kings Island is)

Degree
Materials Engineering

What’s on your bucket list?
Skydive
Visit all the National Parks
Go to Austria so I can frolic through the fields like in the Sound of Music
Backpack through the mountains somewhere

Favorite Movies
Rain Man
Inception
Vertical Limit
The Sound of Music

Favorite Books/Writers
Harry Potter
The Comfort Crisis
The Dorito Effect
C.S. Lewis
Usually whatever book I just read is my favorite book

Random Piece of Info
I once broke both of my arms at the same time (and no it wasn’t in a cool way, I just fell off the monkey bars).

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Dancing

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Hiking
Playing with my sisters dog, Mason
Sarah’s Day ebooks

Contact Information
[email protected]
513.835.4065


What do you do around CSF?
Help keep the synergy atmosphere hospitable
Pray and praying some more
Plan retreats and staff parties
Review yearly repeatables to make sure things are running as smoothly as possible

Hometown
Sebring, FL

Degree
Agricultural and Medical Biotechnology

What’s on your bucket list?
Biblical History trip to Israel and Egypt
Snowboard a black diamond
Travel the world for 11 months (don’t worry mom and dad, I’ll be home for Christmas!)
Run a marathon
Become an author

Favorite Movies
Inside Out
Guardians of the Galaxy
Footloose
Lion

Favorite Books/Writers
The Hiding Place (Corrie Ten Boom)
Redeeming Love (Francine Rivers)
Forgiving What You Can’t Forget (Lysa Terkeurst)
The Voice of the Heart (Chip Dodd)
Gentle and Lowly (Dane Ortlund)
Where The Crawdads Sing (Delia Owens)

Random Piece of Info
I was a member of the citrus judging team through FFA for 7 years and by holding an orange I can pick the best ones
My first vehicle was a F-150 pickup truck

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Speaking another language

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
At home workout videos are my jam
Being outside as much as possible
Playing with little kids
Eating an apple a day

Contact Information
[email protected]
863.253.1356

What do you do around CSF?
Finance Team, Tech Team, and Pancakes Team!

Hometown
New Albany, Indiana

Degree
Mechanical Engineering

What’s on your bucket list?
Drive a supercar on the Nurburgring
Rebuild and soup up an old muscle car
Travel to Europe and visit the factories of famous car brands such as Ferrari, Porsche, Lamborghini, etc
Work for Hendrick Motorsports in NASCAR

Favorite Movies
Speed Racer
Star Wars (just the prequels and the original trilogy)
Captain America The Winter Soldier (though pretty much any Marvel movie is great!)
Mel Brooks movies are great

Favorite Books/Writers
Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis
The Left Behind Series by Jerry Jenkins and Tim LaHaye

Random Piece of Info
I’m obsessed with cars and motorsports, specifically NASCAR. You should ask me about it sometime!

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Something athletic, I’ve never been particularly great at sports

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Occasionally running or playing volleyball, but I want to be more active!

Contact Information
[email protected]
812.557.6559

What do you do around CSF?
I’m on Freshmen Ministry, Senior Ministry, Retreats, Spamming your phones with all the texts, and 30 Day Journeys!

Hometown
Louisville, KY

Degree
Studied everything under the sun but no degree to show for it… yet!

What’s on your bucket list?
Watch a Liverpool match at Anfield
Win a competitive card game tournament
Actually learn an instrument

Favorite Movies
Good Will Hunting
Pitch Perfect
500 Days of Summer

Favorite Books/Writers
The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry
Harry Potter series
C.S. Lewis. Duh.

Random Piece of Info
I had 3 pet squirrels as a kid all named after scientists (Darwin, Einstein, and Newt). We let them out into the wild and I could identify them from the other local squirrels.

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Beatboxing

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Love card and board games. Beach volleyball. Swimming and hiking. Witty banter. All the classics.

Contact Information
[email protected]
502.645.6702

What do you do around CSF?
Freshman ministry, Greek Outreach, 30 Day Journey, Faith & Forest

Hometown
Louisville, KY…Yes I’m a Louisville fan who went to UK, I’ve heard it all.

Degree
Business Marketing & Management with a minor in International Business

What’s on your bucket list?
See the 7 Wonders of the World
Go to Hawaii
Do long term international missions

Favorite Movies
Good Will Hunting, Beautiful Boy, Parasite, and La La Land

Favorite Books/Writers
Harry Potter and yes, Redeeming Love (every single guy should read this)
Henri Nouwen and C. S. Lewis
Trying to become a better reader, so suggestions are welcomed!

Random Piece of Info
I’ve had a parasite before and named it Jerald!

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Speaking every language ever

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Big swimmer guy

Contact Information
[email protected]
502.500.5612


What do you do around CSF?
Building team, Synergy, Pancakes, Tuesday Meals, Faith and Fitness!

Hometown
Hazard, KY

Degree
Kinesiology

What’s on your bucket list?
Meeting Joel Houston, Becoming a voice actor

Favorite Movies
Little Women, Your Name

Favorite Books/Writers
Divergent Series, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Random Piece of Info
I’m really great at holding my breath underwater

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Playing the guitar

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
I like to exercise! I love playing ultimate frisbee and going to the gym.

Contact information
[email protected]
859.533.1409


What do you do around CSF?
I lead the Men’s Ministry team, am the proud father of interns, AND help create some amazing content for small groups!

Hometown
Lexington, KY

Degree
Marketing/Management

What’s on your bucket list?
Visiting every National Park and MLB park! Big park guy.

Favorite Movies
Moneyball
Black Panther
National Treasure
Space Jam
Space Jam 2
Knives Out
Now You See Me

Favorite Books/Writers
Tattoos on the Heart by Greg Boyle
Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport
Live No Lies by John Mark Comer

Random Piece of Info
When I was in the 4th grade my doctor crushed my NBA dreams by telling me I’d only grow to be 5’9. I’m 6’5.

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Memorization

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Hoops & Hikes

Contact Information
[email protected]
859.948.4724


What do you do around CSF?
Shift, First Year Coach, Content/Curriculum, and Seminary at Asbury ;)

Hometown
NKY (aka Northern Kentucky, aka Erlanger for the real ones)

Degree
Secondary English Education

What’s on your bucket list?
– my biggest dream is to have a lake house, so if you know of any single men whose family owns a lake house, let me know
– meet Lin-Manuel Miranda
– become friends with John Canada (the drummer from the Brook and the Bluff)

Favorite Movies
– Little Women
– Pride and Prejudice
– 10 Things I Hate About You
– La La Land

Favorite Books/Writers
Persuasion by Jane Austen
Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson
The Summer I Turned Pretty trilogy by Jenny Han

Random Piece of Info
Bri Wulfeck and I switched boyfriends in sixth grade, also my first car was a Lexus ;)

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
I would FOR SURE play the guitar.

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
The biggest surprise of my life was the fact that I actually enjoy running…so much so that I ran a half marathon once. Follow me on insta for sporadic running journey updates lol

Contact information
[email protected]
859.468.1570

What do you do around CSF?
I get to lead the LEADERSHIP SQUAD at CSF! Equipping and growing leaders is one of my all time favorite things! WOOOP WOOOP! I help out with making sure our staff is cared for too! And also lead worship!

Hometown
The good ol’ Hebron, Kentucky

Degree
Psychology; Eventually for Occupational Therapy School? But! Who knows where the Lord will take me!

What’s on your bucket list?

  • See the Northern Lights
  • Have a garden that I can eat the food from
  • Travel the world!
  • Work at an orphanage run by my siblings
  • Learn to play the Cello
  • Meet Jimmy Fallon
  • Celebrate national calendar days for a period of time
  • Own a Bernadoodle named Winston

Favorite Movies

When it comes to movies.. I am not hard to please. I LOVE a good story.

  • Disney Movies
  • Rom Coms
  • Old Classics
  • The Prestige
  • Lord of the Rings
  • Interstellar
  • Movies about time.. I love them all.

TV Show wise…

  • This is Us
  • Parenthood
  • New Girl
  • BBC Shows (Like Downton Abbey, Call the Midwife, The Crown, and Sherlock)
  • Friends
  • The Office
  • Planet Earth
  • So many more.

Favorite Books/Writers

  • Redeeming Love
  • Love Does
  • The Great Divorce
  • Keep Your Love On
  • Boundaries
  • Cultivate Books etc.

Authors:

  • CS Lewis
  • Bob Goff
  • Annie F Downs
  • John Mark Comer

(I’m definitely not the biggest reader, but I LOVE TO LEARN. So, audiobooks and podcasts have become my best friends. Like seriously. I love podcasts.)

Random Piece of Info

  • I’ve been a German Folk Dancer my whole life!
  • I can beatbox
  • I LOVE SCARVES
  • Cookies are a main food group
  • I love having staring contests with babies

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
In a dream world I’d love to be able to get ready for the day while sleeping. AKA Mastering time travel would be awesome. More practically though.. I’d love to master reading and playing the cello.

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?

  • I LOVE TO SING!
  • Laughing so hard that my nose flutters
  • Making things! Like knitting, crocheting, painting, crafting, hand lettering!

Contact information
[email protected]
(859) 866-9103


What do you do around CSF?
I am on Freshman Ministry team, Men’s Ministry, Key Care, and help out the Content team.

Hometown
Baltimore Maryland

Degree
Economics

What’s on your bucket list?
Sky diving, surfing in Hawaii, do something for the first once every month for the rest of my life

Favorite Movies
Fast and Furious, Jason Bourne, Batman, Hot Rod

Favorite Books/Writers
Harry Potter, Percy Jackson, Radical by David Platt

Random Piece of Info
I have an adopted brother from South Korea and an adopted sister from China

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Playing Golf

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Playing basketball, golf, tennis, and spikeball

Contact information
[email protected]
(443) 900-3803


What do you do around CSF?
FRESHMEN MINISTRY & 30 DAY JOURNEY!!!!!

Hometown
Louisville, KY :) (but really oldham county)

Degree
Communications!!

What’s on your bucket list?
going to Hawaii and the Oscars!!

Favorite Movies
Heart choice: Princess Diaries or Big Hero 6 <3
Analytical choice: The Godfather or Little Women!!
Just check out my Letterboxd account @paigemenfee teehee ;)

Favorite Books/Writers
Harry Potter <3

Random Piece of Info
I told people in kindergarten that I wanted to be Jim Carrey when I grew up.

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
parkour, because I’m already hardcore

What’s your spirit animal?
Flying

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Walking around my neighborhood or jumping on the trampoline in my backyard :-)

Contact Information
[email protected]
502.419.4402


What do you do around CSF?

  • MealsInterns
  • Community Service
  • Kickoff Week Planning
  • Brian’s Assistant

Hometown
Reading, PA

Degree
Dietetics

What’s on your bucket list?

  • Visit Ireland
  • Help Ron achieve his dream of graduating from Hogwarts
  • Be a guest star on The Johnny Karate Super Awesome Musical Explosion Show
  • Receive the Fitbit Astronaut badge

Favorite Movies
Harry Potter (all of them)

Favorite Books/Writers
Harry Potter (all of them)

Random Piece of Info
I first learned how to ride a bike at the age of 22

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Growing

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?

  • Quidditch
  • The games of Flonkerton
  • Running with Ron

Contact information
[email protected]
(610) 763-8191


What do you do around CSF?
I work on the discipleship team and men’s ministry!

Hometown
Wilmore, KY

Degree
I was going to get one in Psychology, but then UK decided to deny my financial aid!

What’s on your bucket list?

  • Ride a bull before Gabe
  • Experience zero gravity before Gabe
  • Go to Scotland

Favorite Movies

  • Good Will Hunting
  • Secret Life of Walter Mitty
  • Rubber

Favorite Books/Writers

  • The Screwtape Letters by CS Lewis
  • Emotionally Healthy Spirituality by Pete Scazzero
  • Interior Freedom by Jacques Philippe

Random Piece of Info
I can play 6 instruments and I’m good at accents.

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Never getting distracted.

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Watch psychology lectures on youtube and forget to eat until i get so hungry that I eat an entire box of marshmellow Fruity Pebbles.

Contact information
[email protected]
859.338.1559

What do you do around CSF?
I work with the Lewis House team. Which means it’s pretty much my job to read books and talk to folks about whatever random questions about the faith they might have. It’s a good gig!

Hometown
Owensboro, KY

Degree
English Education + Theology

What’s on your bucket list?
Write a really good poem, raise really good kids, and make beautiful my really terrible yard.

Favorite Movies
Tree of Life, Star Wars, Rear Window, and The Fantastic Mr. Fox

Favorite Books/Writers
– Wendell Berry (Jayber Crow, The Way of Ignorance, and What Are People For?)
– C. S. Lewis (The Great Divorce, “The Weight of Glory”)
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Confessions by St. Augustine
Beauty: A Very Short Introduction by Roger Scruton
Moby Dick by Herman Melville

Random Piece of Info
once had my jaw wired shut for 2 weeks and managed to gain weight whilst eating only liquids.

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Enjoying vegetables/healthy food. Or playing the cello.

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Parenting three kiddos.

Contact information
[email protected]

What do you do around CSF?
Freshman Ministry! Prayer! Parties!

Hometown
St. Louis, Missouri

Degree
Neuroscience

What’s on your bucket list?
I would love to go to Europe!

Favorite Movies
Pride & Prejudice

Favorite Books/Writers
I’m a big fan of historical fiction and fantasy books. Some of my favorite books are Little Women, The Voice of the Heart, Pride and Prejudice, The Stormlight Archive and Anonymous: Jesus Hidden Years and Yours.

Random Piece of Info
I love planning styled events. Like a cute dinner party or picnic! I love glassware and candleholders and flower arrangements. Call me if you ever want to have a tea party!

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
I really wish I could play the piano.

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
When I am not at CSF I am going on walks with my friends and swimming laps at the YMCA!

Contact information
[email protected]
636.375.0163


What do you do around CSF?
I mainly help design things and play ping pong/smash bros (not necessarily in that order).

Hometown
NKY

Degree
Spanish and International Economics

What’s on your bucket list?

  • Attend a Formula 1 Grand Prix
  • Go into space
  • See the Aurora Borealis

“Most Annoying” List

  • People that can’t pronounce (and/or hear) the difference between the words “pen” and “pin”
  • People that clap at the end of a fireworks show

Favorite Movies

  • Star Wars (all of them)
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  • Hell or High Water
  • Paddington 2

Favorite Books/Writers

  • C.S. Lewis (Mere Christianity, The Great Divorce)
  • Kurt Vonnegut (Slaughterhouse Five, Bluebeard)
  • Stephen King (The Stand, The Dark Tower)

Random Piece of Info
I like to collect old video games.

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Taking my dog on one of her seventeen daily walks so we can sniff every tree.

Contact information
[email protected]
859.240.9463


What do you do around CSF?
I serve on Discipleship, Prayer, Care Team, Coffee Cards, and Spring Breaks!

Hometown
Lexington, KY

Degree
Marketing and Management

What’s on your bucket list?
Visit the Grand Canyon and Alaska, be Abner and Amanda Ramirez’s (a.k.a Johnnyswim)live in nanny.

Favorite Movies

  • The Proposal
  • Princess Diaries 2
  • Mall Cop

Favorite Books/Writers
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Random Piece of Info
I love pugs and long walks in the park.

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Singing

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Walking my pug Winston

Contact information
[email protected]
859.948.8590

What do you do around CSF?
I oversee and create all of the video content at CSF and also serve on our Synergy team. More often than not you’ll find me with a camera in my hand!

Hometown
Lexington, KY

Degree
Digital Media & Design

What’s on your bucket list?
Visit all 30 MLB parks
Travel to New Zealand
Win an Emmy Award

Favorite Movies
The Sandlot
Little Women
Knives Out

Favorite Books/Writers
Nothing to Prove by Jennie Allen
Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers
The Voice of the Heart by Chip Dodd

Random Piece of Info
I LOVE sports and will gladly chat about all things baseball. I’m being so for real, let’s hangout and go play catch!

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
The ins and outs of the stock market. Like come on, that would be so helpful!

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Running
Mini hoop basketball

Contact information
[email protected]
859.699.2226


What do you do around CSF?
I honestly have the greatest jobs in the world.. I get to work on our freshman ministry team hanging out with and planning programs for freshman throughout the year. I am on the KeyCare team which I sum up as Crisis Intervention and a team whose goal is to empower students and the community. Plus, I help with some other things like Kickoff Oversight, 30 day Journey and content.

Hometown
Good ol’e Lexington KY

Degree
Bible Theology degree from a bible college down the road anddddd ONE MORE SEMESTER until I’ll have a Master’s Degree in Leadership and Crisis Intervention.

What’s on your bucket list?
Going to a World Cup Final (praying the USA will make it there someday)
Discover a wonder of the world

Favorite Movies
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
SpiderMan: Into the Spider-Verse
The Spectacular Now
Arrival
There Will be Blood

Favorite Books/Writers
You are What you Love by James K.A. Smith
Radical by David Platt
Whatever my Seminary Professors tell me to read…

Random Piece of Info
I built a computer last month? Ya bc I’m a gamer of whatever.. Join the CSF Discord.. Text me for the link

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Fighter Jet Pilot

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Big gym guy.. you can find me at the gym 6x a week

Contact information
[email protected]
859.338.3110

What do you do around CSF?
Men’s Ministry
Faith and Film
Pancakes
Winning FIFA matches
Cheering for the Cayuts!!!

Hometown
Lexington, Ky Titletown USA

Degree
BA in Communications with an emphasis on high fives and “hey, how are ya?”

What’s on your bucket list?
Go to Paddington Station and take pic with Paddington Bear Statue
Attend the Final Four when Kentucky makes it
Attend College Football Playoff
Attend Masters Tournament (Specifically Sunday)
Attend The Daytona 500
Skydiving
Be a guest on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon
Play a round of golf with Tiger Woods and Steph Curry
Throw the first pitch at a baseball game
Meet Dwayne The Rock Johnson and take a pic where he has me in a headlock

Favorite Movies
It’s a Wonderful Life
Avengers: Endgame
Spider-Man: No Way Home
Remember The Titans
When Harry Met Sally

Favorite Books/Writers
CS Lewis (obvi)
In the Name of Jesus By Henri Nouwen
The Rivalry by John Feinstein
The Bible
Ben Stuart
Matt Zielich

Random Piece of Info
I’m a 4-time SEC Champ and a 2020 National Champion!!!!
Kentucky Volleyball is a blast, let’s go to a match they’re free and they’re sooooooo good at volleyball.

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
How to cook. I literally can’t do it. Like have I tried, no but also I don’t want to because I’m afraid of burning the place down.

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Playing with my 2 Lab’s named Vanilla and Mocha. Come ask me to show you a picture of them. They’re so cute!
Also I try to attend a lot of sports games and sometimes that burns calories.

Contact information
[email protected]
859.327.2470

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