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?
I share the Gospel with International Students from all around the world! I also help with Synergy Team to make our Thursday nights as amazing as possible. Joining a CSF group? I help make that happen!

Hometown
Richmond, Virginia

Degree
Geography w/ GIS/Mapping Minor

What’s on your bucket list?

  • Visit Oman
  • Publish a book
  • Become a Christian Apologist

Favorite Movies

  • Donnie Darko
  • Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban

Favorite Books/Writers

  • Nabeel Qureshi
  • C.S. Lewis
  • Francis Chan

Random Piece of Info
I’m obsessed with Avatar the Last Airbender. Quiz me.

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

What’s your spirit animal?
Barn Owl

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
I run to my fridge every now and then.

Contact Information
Phone: 804.882.2411
Email: [email protected]

What do you do around CSF?

  • Community Service
  • Pancakes
  • Food
  • Promo
  • Give lots of hugs
  • Talk endlessly about The Lord of the Rings
  • Make dad jokes even though I’m not a dad

Hometown
Simpsonville, KY

Degree
Biology

What’s on your bucket list?

  • Live in New Zealand for a while (forever)
  • Visit every continent
  • Skydive
  • Hike the Appalachian Trail
  • Visit the Scottish Highlands for an extended period of time
  • Build a cabin or hobbit hole in the woods
  • Explore as many wild places of the world as I can

Favorite Movies

  • The Lord of the Rings trilogy
  • The Shawshank Redemption
  • How to Train your Dragon
  • Forrest Gump
  • The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
  • Hacksaw Ridge

Favorite Books/Writers

  • JRR Tolkien
  • CS Lewis
  • Keith Ward
  • William Lane Craig
  • William Shakespeare
  • Emily Dickinson

Random Piece of Info
I can do a lot of things with my voice. A lot.

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

What’s your spirit animal?
Golden Eagle

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

  • Hiking, backpacking
  • Backpacking
  • Climbing
  • Throwing around a frisbee
  • Growling in my deep voice

Contact Information
Phone: 502.608.0222
Email: [email protected]

What do you do around CSF?

  • Video team
  • Athlete Outreach
  • Pancakes team

Hometown
Decatur, Illinois

Degree
Double major in Business Marketing and Management

What’s on your bucket list?
Skydiving

Favorite Movies

  • The Rocky movies (even number 5)
  • The Land Before Time
  • Glory Road
  • Coach Carter
  • Remember the Titans

Favorite Books/Writers

Boxcar Children
The Book Thief

Random Piece of Info
I have danced center court at a Chicago Bulls game

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Perfect jumpshot
-OR-
Singing

What’s your spirit animal?
Panda Bear

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

  • I play basketball almost every week
  • Work on the thumb muscles/hand-eye coordination with my PS4

Contact Information
Phone: (859) 618-9827
Email: [email protected]

What do you do around CSF?
Prayer, shift, greek, design

Hometown
Louisville, Kentucky

Degree
Writing, Rhetoric and Digital Studies

What’s on your bucket list?
Overseas mission

Favorite Movies
Clueless, The Parent Trap

Favorite Books/Writers

Redeeming Love: Francine Rivers
Marian Jordan Ellis
Jesus storybook bible lol

Random Piece of Info

I used to have a pet peacock
I play guitar and sing a lil

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

What’s your spirit animal?
Fluffy baby bear

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
SweatLex, running, tennis

Contact Information
[email protected]
(502) 533-3727

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

What’s your spirit animal?
Golden Retriever (always excited to see you!)

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

What do you do around CSF?
Athlete outreach, prayer team, and spring break planning!

Hometown
Louisville

Degree
Elementary Education

What’s on your bucket list?

  • Visit Isreal
  • Live in Thailand for an extended period of time
  • Go to a Pats game… Watch them win the Superbowl? (Go ahead and hate me)
  • Learn to swing dance
  • Learn to play the drums (or at least the cajon)
  • Attend a Murder Mystery dinner
  • Milk a cow.

Favorite Movies

  • Blind Side
  • Little Rascals
  • Seal Team Six
  • Safe Haven
  • Holes
  • The Scooby Doo Movie
  • Friday Night Lights (the show)

Favorite Books/Writers

  • The Heavenly Man
  • Divine Romance
  • Gardening Eden
  • Because of Winn Dixie

Random Piece of Info
I’m on the search for a pet monkey

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Eating as much as I want without throwing up

What’s your spirit animal?
Capuchin monkey

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

  • Making myself laugh
  • Gardening in the sunshine
  • Turning everything into a competition

Contact information

What do you do around CSF?
Video, Pancarbs, and Prayer

Hometown
Round Lake, IL

Degree
Kinesiology

What’s on your bucket list?

  • Play in the NBA
  • go to a place where the water is super clear you could see your feet

Favorite Movies

  • Warrior
  • Coco

Favorite Books/Writers

  • Earthquake Terror

Random Piece of Info

  I’m brown

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

What’s your spirit animal?
Girilla

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

  • Snatchin ankles and bruising egos

Contact information

CSF Staff | Devon CoonsWhat do you do around CSF?
I am in charge of our finances, so I make sure we spend our money well and pay the bills so we can keep the lights on! I’m also the closest thing Brian has to an assistant, so I schedule his meetings and make sure he writes his thank you notes and answers his emails.

Hometown
Owensboro, KY

Degree
Accounting

What’s on your bucket list?

  • Have a baby in February and a few others after that
  • Pet a squirrel (a great gift idea for me if anyone is looking)
  • Read all of the books on my “To Read” list
  • Learn how to eat like a normal human (i.e. vegetables)

Favorite Movies
I don’t have favorites.

Favorite Books/Writers
See above

Random Piece of Info
My childhood ambition was to be a water fountain (the kind you drink out of) when I grew up…and I practiced in the shower frequently.

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
COOKING or baby whisperer

What’s your spirit animal?
A fuzzy blanket

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

  • Before February 2017 – relaxing at home and cleaning
  • After February 2017 – baby wrangling

Contact information

What do you do around CSF?
Getting ready for Lewis House!

Hometown
Beaver Dam, Kentucky

Degree
Political Science, but I’ve been studying theology for about 6 years now

What’s on your bucket list?
Seeing a no-hitter live and visiting the Holy Lands.

Favorite Movies
All those baseball movies starring Kevin Costner

Favorite Books/Writers
Lewis & Tolkien (of course!)

Random Piece of Info
I lived in Scotland for a wee bit.

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Photographic memory.

What’s your spirit animal?
Whichever animal likes to read books.

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Flipping pages and typing stuff.

Contact Information
Email: [email protected]

What do you do around CSF?
I help plan our weekly worship service, organize book-study groups and help out on the prayer team.

Hometown
Lexington, KY

Degree
B.A. Music (jazz trombone)

What’s on your bucket list?

  • Go to a Liverpool match at Anfield
  • Compose a film score
  • Own an old Jeep Grand Wagoneer with wood panels (prayers appreciated)

Favorite Movies

  • Cinema Paradiso
  • The Brothers Bloom
  • Hot Rod
  • Of Gods and Men
  • The Commitments
  • Dead Poets Society
  • Babette’s Feast
  • The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

Favorite Books/Writers

  • Wise Blood by Flannery O’Connor
  • The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis
  • Summerland by Michael Chabon
  • The Pearl by John Steinbeck
  • Orthodoxy by G.K. Chesterton
  • The Four Quartets by T.S. Eliot
  • The Ragamuffin Gospel by Brennan Manning
  • The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Random Piece of Info
This one time I went to Rwanda to instruct a marching band.

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
I really want to be a proficient jazz pianist…or make the worlds greatest pad thai.

What’s your spirit animal?
House Cat

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Mostly by sweating through a fierce game of FIFA

Contact information


What do you do around CSF?
I work with those little baby freshman on Shift team, whipping up all those meals in the kitchen, and throwing some sick parties!

Hometown
Brookfield, WI

Degree
Accounting and Finance

What’s on your bucket list?

  • Ski in the Alps
  • Run a half marathon
  • Travel!!

Favorite Movies

  • Tommy Boy (a classic Chris Farley movie)
  • Coming to America
  • I don’t watch a lot of movies but I like comedies and I am always down for some quality reality TV shows!

Favorite Books/Writers
I’m just starting to somewhat enjoy reading so no favorites yet.

Random Piece of Info
I strongly dislike questionnaires like this.

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Become an amazing dancer

What’s your spirit animal?
A golden retriever puppy…everyone loves you and you get to sleep a lot!

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Tennis and Skiing….and working out

Contact Information
Phone: 414.758.3907
Email: [email protected]

What do you do around CSF?

CSF Small Groups
Key Care
Discipleship

Hometown
Louisville, KY

Degree
Economics

What’s on your bucket list?

Get a pizza named after me
Own a ranch, for cats
Join the World Poker Tour
Never own a pair of jeans

Favorite Movies

Men in Black
Ironman
Saving Private Ryan
No Country for Old Men
The Heart of Man
The Other Guys

Favorite Books/Writers

The Bible
ESPN Articles

Random Piece of Info
I’ve worn something UK for everyday since halfway through 7th grade. My dryer lint is always blue.

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

What’s your spirit animal?
Red Panda

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Kerosene burns the best but I’m partial to playing basketball.

Contact Information
(502)889-7737
[email protected]
Carrier pigeon address: 502 Columbia Avenue Lexington, KY 40508

What do you do around CSF?

CSF Small Groups
Key Care
Discipleship

Hometown
Louisville, KY

Degree
Economics

What’s on your bucket list?

Get a pizza named after me
Own a ranch, for cats
Join the World Poker Tour
Never own a pair of jeans

Favorite Movies

Men in Black
Ironman
Saving Private Ryan
No Country for Old Men
The Heart of Man
The Other Guys

Favorite Books/Writers

The Bible
ESPN Articles

Random Piece of Info
I’ve worn something UK for everyday since halfway through 7th grade. My dryer lint is always blue.

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

What’s your spirit animal?
Red Panda

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Kerosene burns the best but I’m partial to playing basketball.

Contact Information
(502)889-7737
[email protected]
Carrier pigeon address: 502 Columbia Avenue Lexington, KY 40508

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.

What’s your spirit animal?
Dolphin

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

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

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

What’s your spirit animal?
Hedgehog

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?
Finance Stuff! and I keep track of all of our lovely M Groups!

Hometown
Louisville, KY

Degree
Accounting!!!

What’s on your bucket list?
To own 12 Siberian Huskies and live in an a-frame cabin in Alaska and travel exclusively by dog sled like Cuba Gooding Jr in Snow Dogs.

Favorite Movies

  • Heavyweights
  • Star Wars
  • Moana
  • Mighty Joe Young
  • Hamilton, even though it’s not a movie but I still love it.

Favorite Books/Writers

  • Harry Potter
  • The Chronicles of Narnia
  • 7 Women
  • Everything Happens for a Reason
  • Other lies I’ve loved
  • Teach Us to Want
  • PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

Random Piece of Info
I have been given the nickname Baked Ziti because of how much I love baked pasta. Also I eat an apple with peanut butter everyday.

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Peeling an orange perfectly while keeping the peel in one piece.

What’s your spirit animal?
That mouse from that children’s book that everyone gives a cookie.

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Definitely not by running. Running is terrible.

Contact information

What do you do around CSF?
I’m in charge of all things tech and production. Lighting, audio, and video – you name it. My job is to make sure technology runs smoothly behind the scenes so students can enjoy our events and worship services. I’m also on Lead Team, helping make large ministry decisions with other older staff.

Hometown
Erlanger, KY

Degree
BA in Architecture

What’s on your bucket list?

  • Visit Germany and learn more of my family’s heritage
  • Go scuba diving at a reef with a bunch of sharks
  • Take an extended trip to New Zealand and explore the land of Middle Earth
  • Go to a Packer’s game at Lambeau Field

Favorite Movies

  • The Lord of the Rings trilogy
  • The Last Samurai
  • Paddington
  • Anything Wes Anderson
  • How to Train Your Dragon
  • Take Shelter
  • Ratatouille
  • Harry Potter series
  • Paddington 2

Favorite Books/Writers

  • J.R.R. Tolkien
  • C.S. Lewis
  • The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
  • East of Eden
  • Harry Potter series

Random Piece of Info
I read the Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien once every year.

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Pranking Stephanie Sherman. However, I’ve already mastered this. So I’d really love to master the violin.

What’s your spirit animal?
According to Matt Dampier it’s a koala, so let’s go with that.

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
I love to go on a walk every evening with my wife. I also enjoy hiking and spending time outdoors, as well as playing the occasional pick-up game of basketball.

Contact information

What do you do around CSF?
International Outreach, Curriculum Team, Discipleship Team

Hometown
East Point in Eastern KY

Degree
Bachelors of Science in Human Nutrition

What’s on your bucket list?

  • Write a book
  • Be a mom/have a family
  • Live in Ouanaminthe, Haiti for awhile or be involved with long term missions
  • Become fluent in other languages (Creole, Spanish…)
  • Cuddle a baby wolf
  • Go island hopping
  • Visit Rio

Favorite Movies

  • Made of Honor (who doesn’t love a good rom com with Patrick Dempsey?)
  • Star Wars (I like them all but let’s be real 4, 5, and 6 are the best)
  • Disney movies for days

Favorite Books/Writers
Books

  • All of the Chronicles of Narnia books (The Horse and His Boy is my #1 favorite probably)
  • Any C. S. Lewis books really
  • Lad, A Dog

Authors (besides C. S. Lewis)

  • Jean Craighead George
  • Beth Moore

Random Piece of Info
I was bitten by a venomous snake once when I was eight, had to walk on crutches for awhile, crazy time.

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

What’s your spirit animal?
A wolf

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
You can pretty much always catch me dancing to anything with a good beat.

Contact information

What do you do around CSF?
Shift Team, Greek Outreach & Coffee Card fun stuff

Hometown
Eminence, KY

Degree
Community and Leadership Development

What’s on your bucket list?

Way too long to type, but…
Watch the sunset in South Africa
Cliff jump and go to a coffee shop behind a waterfall in Thailand
Go white water rafting through the Grand Canyon
Backpack Europe (basic I know)
Buy a random plane ticket at the airport and leave that day
Live abroad for at least a year
Get married/have kids
Learn another language
Run the disney parks marathon
Go to Oktoberfest in Germany

Favorite Movies

#1: Elf
Shawshank Redemption
Any RomCom

Favorite Books/Writers

A Million Miles in a Thousand Years
Bob Goff
Deep and Wide
Andy Stanley
My Dad
The Divine Romance

Random Piece of Info
I can say my ABC’s backwards in under 5 seconds

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Having a photographic memory

What’s your spirit animal?
A fluffy, goldendoodle puppy

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

Run
Hot Yoga
Laugh a lot

Contact Information
[email protected]
502-321-9567

What do you do around CSF?

  • Shift
  • Discipleship
  • Senior Ministry
  • Outside Ministry

Hometown
NKY (aka Northern Kentucky, aka Erlanger)

Degree
Secondary English Education

What’s on your bucket list?

  • Go to Sydney, Australia (I used to be obsessed with Dance Academy, and I need to see where they filmed lol)
  • meet Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • see the West Coast! and the sequoias!
  • own a lake house (#dreamstatus)

Favorite Movies

  • 10 Things I Hate About You (I mean Heath Ledger, amirite?)
  • Remember the Titans
  • The Proposal
  • The Harry Potters
  • To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (READ THE BOOKS PEOPLE!)

Favorite Books/Writers

  • Anything Annie F. Downs can make, I’ll read
  • C.S. Lewis
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • The Summer I Turned Pretty trilogy
  • To All the Boys trilogy by Jenny Han
  • Anything by Morgan Matson and Sarah Dessen

Random Piece of Info
Bri Wulfeck and I switched boyfriends in sixth grade; My name is Lexus, and 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.

What’s your spirit animal?
A meerkat

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Being an enneagram nine aka agonizing over every decision I make

Contact information

What do you do around CSF?
Key Care, Community Service, Leadership, and the Building Schedule

Hometown
Elizabethtown, KY

Degree
B.S. in Family Science (Community & Leadership Development minor)

What’s on your bucket list?

To visit Europe (my grandmother was from Germany!)
To visit Canada

Favorite Movies

Pride and Prejuidice (the one with Kiera Knightley of course)
Tangled
Pirates of the Caribbean

Favorite Books/Writers

Lysa TerKeurst
Return of the Prodigal Son (Henry Nouwen)
Phylicia Masonheimer (blogger)

Random Piece of Info
I have dimples and when I laugh too much and for too long my cheeks start to hurt

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

Whistling loudly either with my fingers in my mouth or without (If I could without, that would definitely be cool)

What’s your spirit animal?
Donkey from Shrek
“And in the morning… I’m making waffles!”

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

Playing with my new kitten named Lilly
Roller skating at the rink
Singing constantly
Driving friends around town

Contact Information
[email protected]
270.317.5803

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.

What’s your spirit animal?
Some like to call me Mother Hen? Momma Bear?

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

What do you do around CSF?

  • Video Team
  • Tech Team
  • Shift

Hometown
Wilmore, Kentucky

Degree
Awesomeness.

What’s on your bucket list?

  • Visiting Hawaii and New Zealand
  • Training a Golden Eagle to drop a ROSE AT MY WIFE’S FEET

Favorite Movies

  • Blood Diamond
  • The Last Samurai
  • The Shawshank Redemption
  • Lord Of the Rings Trilogy
  • The Star Wars Saga

Favorite Books/Writers

  • Lemony Snickett (Daniel Handler)
  • JRR Tolkien
  • Terry Brooks

Random Piece of Info
I’m a licensed Falconer.

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

What’s your spirit animal?
The Red Tailed Hawk

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Blacksmithing and Running around in circles in my apartment.

Contact information

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

What’s your spirit animal?
Ron

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

  • Quidditch
  • The games of Flonkerton
  • Running with Ron

Contact information

What do you do around CSF?
I make CSF be on the internet and help design fliers to spread the word about some of the neat things we do. I’m the reigning Smash Bros. and Mario Kart 8 champ.

Hometown
Crescent Springs, KY (the NKY)

Degree
Spanish and International Economics

What’s on your bucket list?

  • Go into space, walk on the moon
  • Own a hot air balloon (and know how to fly it)
  • See the Aurora Borealis
  • Get my falconry license
  • Survive the zombie apocalypse

“Most Annoying” List

  • Text message lingo (“u” instead of “you”, “r” instead of “are”, etc.)
  • 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
  • My cat, Boba Fett, crawling on my face at 4am.

Favorite Movies

  • Star Wars (all of them)
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  • The Fountain
  • Pretty much any zombie movie or Pixar movie
  • Lots of other movies (I love movies lots and lots)

Favorite Books/Writers

  • C.S. Lewis (Mere Christianity, The Great Divorce)
  • Kurt Vonnegut (Slaughterhouse Five, Bluebeard, Breakfast of Champions)

Random Piece of Info
For a long while my favorite food was popcorn. I would always eat at least one bag of popcorn every day. Sometimes two.

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

  • Watching movies and playing video games
  • Going to UK Hockey games
  • Hanging out with friends
  • Disc Golf

Contact information

What do you do around CSF? 
I’m on the Shift team, so I hang out with Freshman and help them grow in their relationship with Christ through their freshman year. I also oversee CSF’s new Creative Ministry and run the Instagram page!

Hometown
Dirty Hipster Bowling Green, Kentucky

Degree
Integrated Strategic Communication (Creative Advertising) and International Studies

What’s on your bucket list?

  • Eat Chinese take-out in New York City
  • Live in London
  • Write a memoir

Favorite Movies

  • Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • Spirited Away
  • Howl’s Moving Castle
  • The Great Gatsby.

Favorite Books/Writers

  • The Inner Voice of Love – Henri Nouwen
  • Live Love Lead – Brian Houston
  • Intercessor – Rees Howells
  • A Long Walk to Freedom – Nelson Mandela
  • The Hobbit – J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Harry Potter

Random Piece of Info
I’ve been shark cage diving with Great White Sharks… and survived.

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
The ability to perfectly dictate thoughts and moments. You know those moments when you say “I just can’t describe it.” or “There just aren’t any words.” I would love to be able to articulate those moments.

What’s your spirit animal?
A Lion

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Hiking and camping. Reading. Telling stories. Oh, and I laugh a ton haha

Contact information

What do you do around CSF?
Shift, Interns, Social Media and Video Team

Hometown
God’s Country – Owensboro, KY

Degree
Marketing/Management

What’s on your bucket list?

  • To visit every single continent, including Antarctica
  • Visit Fenway Park, home of the 2018 World Series Champions Boston Red Sox
  • Scale Mount Everest
  • Go to the Masters
  • Travel to New Zealand and hike the entire Lord of the Rings set

Favorite Movies

  • Remember the Titans
  • The Dark Knight
  • Good Will Hunting
  • Saving Private Ryan
  • Dead Poets Society

Favorite Books/Writers

  • The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis
  • The Return of the Prodigal Son by Henri Nouwan
  • Love Does by Bob Goff
  • Anything that can be found on theringer dot com

Random Piece of Info
I make really good grilled cheese sandwiches

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Make the world’s BEST grilled cheese sandwich so I guess stop being complacent

What’s your spirit animal?
Brian Marshall’s dog Paws

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
I play basketball

Contact information

What do you do around CSF?
I get to lead a few different small groups of amazing girls, am a recent member of the Discipleship team and get to plan/oversee all the parties! I also am the photographer and Sam Coons’ assistant with all things graphic design.

Hometown
I was an Army brat growing up-but we’ll say Hebron, KY because it’s the longest I’ve lived anywhere.

Degree
Integrated Strategic Communication (Creative Advertising)

What’s on your bucket list?

  • Be an extra in a movie, specifically, a rom-com where the couple that is featured is in line at a coffee shop, and I am the girl who gets coffee right before they do
  • Take a train to Seattle then travel down the West Coast and somewhere in Southern California
  • See the northern lights
  • Go to the Harry Potter Museum in London, England
  • Travel with no plans
  • Open a coffee shop with my friends that creates jobs for women who have been trafficked.

Favorite Movies

  • Harry Potter Series
  • Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • (500) Days of Summer
  • Almost anything Disney
  • Friends
  • New Girl
  • Boy Meets World
  • As of this summer, The Office (I know, I’m way late to the game)
  • And have been making my way through all of the Lord of the Rings and coming to love it!

Favorite Books/Writers

  • The Bible
  • C.S. Lewis
  • Tim Keller
  • Lysa Terkeurst
  • Harry Potter series
  • Perks of Being a Wallflower

Random Piece of Info
I fell off the uneven bars and landed on my neck and almost became paralyzed.

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
I’d love to re-learn violin or learn more than 3 songs on guitar.

What’s your spirit animal?
A dog—Qaaim told me I looked like a Collie, but my heart says golden retriever.

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
I drink coffee and do ridiculous things with my friends, read, hang out outside and draw, paint and all those fun artsy things.

Contact information

What do you do around CSF?
Raise spirits

Hometown
Lakeside Park, KY

Degree
Secondary English Education

What’s on your bucket list?

  • Visit every U.S. state
  • Travel around the world in 80 days
  • Win a live poker tournament
  • Attend a World Cup
  • Publish a short story
  • Publish a long story
  • Learn a new language

Favorite Movies

  • Star Wars original trilogy
  • Oceans 11
  • Groundhog Day

Favorite Books/Writers

Books:

  • The Name of the Wind
  • Red Rising
  • Enders Game
  • Neverwhere

Authors:

  • JD Salinger
  • Chuck Palahniuk
  • Pat Rothfuss
  • Neil Gaiman
  • Warren Ellis
  • C. S. Lewis

Random Piece of Info
I was almost in Star Wars episode VII (almost is pretty generous)

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Speed Reading/retention

What’s your spirit animal?
Matthew McConaughey

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

  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Mashing buttons on a video game controller
  • Reluctantly mowing my lawn

Contact information

What do you do around CSF?
Shift Meals, CSF groups, Promotion!

Hometown
Louisville, KY

Degree
B.A. in Elementary Education and a Minor in Spanish

What’s on your bucket list?

Learn to do a backflip
Speak fluent Spanish (and maybe one more language)
Run a half marathon / and a full marathon
Meet Hugh Jackman
Address the UN as the Secretary of Education
Visit all the historic monuments and museums in Italy
Hold Norbert the dog
Make a positive impact on the lives of young girls

Favorite Movies

Pirates of the Caribbean
Haunted Mansion
Any of the X-Men movies

Favorite Books/Writers

Agatha Christie
Mitch Albom novels (I cry everytime)

Random Piece of Info
When I was 4, I broke my arm trying to cartwheel down the stairs.

If you could instantly master a single skill, what would you choose?
Front flips, back flips, handstand, anything acrobatic

What’s your spirit animal?
Yorkie Terrier

How do you burn calories when you are not at CSF?
Running, Lifting, Staying Swole

Contact Information

502-762-4734
[email protected]

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