Austyn is in his second year first year as a Graduate Resident Assistant serving College Court, the Campus Houses, and the Student Activities Office. This will be his final year in the Christian Formation and Ministry program. Austyn and his wife, Malorie, grew up playing together in the woods of East Texas and enjoy books, reading outdoors, and being with friends and family. They live in College Court and are excited to welcome you over for some of Malorie’s famous cheesecake, coffee & a game of Nertz!
Stephanie continues as the Graduate Resident Assistant in 1047 & 1051 Terrace, as well as working in the OCO. She completed her undergrad at Westmont College and is enrolled in the Christian Formation and Ministry Program. She and her husband, Rory, enjoy hiking and backpacking near their 1937 historic cabin in Mineral King, Sequoia National Park, interacting with kids from World Impact, Fresno, traveling to other countries, and practicing Spanish. Stephanie and Rory rock out to Prog/Power metal concerts and bake the meanest lemon bars!
Kassie serves as the new Graduate Resident Assistant in College Ave apartments and has meaningful chapel conversations with students throughout the year. She earned her B.A in Interdisciplinary Studies with a double minor in Koine Greek and English and Intercultural Studies at Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida. Now, Kassie is pursuing her M. A. in Christian Formation and Ministry with interests in young adult ministry and overseas missions. Originally from the heart of the Bluegrass State of Kentucky, she enjoys hiking, traveling to new places, playing the piano, writing short stories, reading, and discovering new coffee shops.
Kevin continues his second year as a Graduate Resident Assistant in 904 and 916 College Avenue, as well as working in the OMD office. He is pursuing his M.A. in Intercultural Studies and TESOL. He calls Memphis, Tennessee home and completed his degree at Union University in Jackson, TN. Kevin loves cooking, engaging new cultures, exploring the outdoors, playing various sports and trying new and challenging activities! Kevin loves meeting new people and seeing how each person is created uniquely and wonderfully different.
Jordan is in his first year as the Graduate Residence Adviser in Terrace Apartments and will be enrolled in the Christian Formation and Ministry Program, with an emphasis in Student Development. He spent his undergraduate career at Biola University where he not only earned a degree in both Christian Ministries and Communication Studies but also met his wife. During his time as a Biola undergrad, Jordan spent 3 years in Residence Life and loves working with other students. Believe it or not, they both are looking forward to escaping the California heat and enjoying four seasons!
Elizabeth is in her first year as the Graduate Resident Assistant supervising Saint and Elliot Apartments, while also working with students in the Discipleship Small Group program. Elizabeth completed her undergrad degree in Psychology at Cedarville University and is now working toward her Master's degree in the Christian Formation and Ministry Program with a concentration in Student Development. Elizabeth enjoys taking road trips, spending time at camp, cooking with students and listening to their life stories. She's really excited to get to know the students in Saint and Elliot this year.