Drew is a 2022 graduate of Concordia University, Nebraska, with majors in Christian Education Leadership, Theology, and Psychology. His family lives in central Nebraska, in a small town called Tilden where his father is the pastor of the local Lutheran church. He is the oldest of 10 and grew up very close to his family. While in college, Drew enjoyed learning about theology, communication, teaching, and psychology. In college, he was involved in the praise brand, the improv troop, and intramural sports.
Drew has felt the desire to do mission work since he was 12. During summers in college, he looked for opportunities to do different types of ministry. In 2019, Drew worked with a mission team in Pike County, KY serving local people through construction and building relationships; there he gained a passion for team ministry. In 2020, Drew went on a summer Director of Christian Education internship in Aiea, HI. While there, he got to learn about Hawaiian culture and gained an appreciation for understanding the Gospel in the context of other cultures.
Drew enjoys spending time with his friends and family, being outside, learning about people, and playing games and sports of all kinds. He loves exploring new places and learning people’s stories. He is excited for the opportunities that God has for the future!