Pastor YJ’s family immigrated to the US when he was 2 years old and he has called NYC his home since. He first became involved with Seekers as a freshman at Bronx High School of Science, including serving as an intern for the Executive Director, Rev. Wendy Calderon Payne, and continued to be involved with Seekers in various capacities.
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Abigail grew up in Brooklyn, NY before moving to Far Rockaway, NY. She is a College of Mount Saint Vincent alumna and has a Bachelor’s in Psychology. Abigail was introduced to Seekers on her college campus and after graduating, went to work with Seekers in 2019.
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Elaine is a native New Yorker and grew up in Queens, NY. She loves the diversity of her hometown. She is currently enrolled as a student at CUNY Queens College; she is a firm believer that it is never too late to walk in the path that the Lord has set for you.
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Nathalie was born and raised in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. She moved to the Bronx, NY at the age of ten. She is currently a junior at Lehman College, studying psychology.
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Rachael was born and raised in Uganda. She came to believe in Christ at a very young age. She joined Seekers Uganda in 2009 and has been privileged to serve the youth in universities and high schools over the years.
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Robine is a Brooklyn native with a passion for music, creativity, and positive impact. She studied Entertainment Technology at City Tech, where she initially became involved with Seekers.
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Emmanuel is a worship leader from Uganda with a passion for the youth, music and adventure. He was introduced to Seekers when Pastor YeiJong met him in Uganda, and he joined as staff in 2017.
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Tim is the Lead Pastor at Cornerstone Church on Whitney Ave and Judge Street in Queens, NY. He is currently attending Alliance Theological Seminary. He has been married to his high school sweetheart, Amanda, for the past four years.
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Jonathan was born and raised in the Bronx, and is proud of his humble Dominican upbringing. He studied Operational Management at Baruch College and now has a media startup company called Beyond You.
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