With a strong teaching background, Mikayla provides excellent oversight to our J-Serve Program, a gap-year program that provides a hands on ministry experience for students enrolled in the program. She holds a bachelor's degree in Religion and Speech Communications from Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington. In addition she holds a post-bachelor's degree in Fine Arts from George Fox University in Newburg, Oregon, and a Master's degree in Teaching.
She has been a middle school teacher for over 15 years and has more than 21 years of experience in working with high school students in youth ministries. She has a desire to see young adults strengthen and own their own personal faith in Jesus Christ and she has spent most of her adult years helping young people to do just that. Mikayla hails from Washington State and lives in the Greencastle Area with her husband Steven and their two small sons.