OUR LEADERSHIP


bob beckwith

director

Bob Beckwith is the director of the UGA Wesley Foundation, and has been here since 1999. That means he is ultimately responsible for all of Wesley's ministries and financials. He is an elder in the North Georgia United Methodist Conference and serves Wesley by the discretion of the conference's Bishop. He spends the majority of his time leading the director staff, casting strategic vision for all of Wesley, and speaking on Wednesday nights.

lead ASSOCIATE DIRECTORS

LEAD ASSOCIATE DIRECTORS ARE LONG TERM STAFF MEMBERS WHO GIVE LEADERSHIP

TO THE KEY AREAS OF WESLEY'S MINISTRY: DISCIPLESHIP, THE INTERNSHIP, AND FRESHLEY. THEY ASSIST BOB WITH MAJOR DECISIONS AND HELP SUSTAIN THE OVERALL VISION OF WESLEY.

  • lindsay atkinson

    DISCIPLESHIP


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  • daniel

    simmons

    FRESHLEY and staff development



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ASSOCIATE DIRECTORS


  • TIM DEL RISCO

    FRESHLEY AND YOUTH

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  • mellisa deramus

    DISCIPLESHIP

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  • ERIN GILLELAND

    STAFF DEVELOPMENT

    ADVANCEMENT

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  • meg gray

    CROSSTRAINERS

    MISSIONS

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  • kenimer highsmith

    CONNECT

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    JAMES

    ADMINISTRATION

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  • kimberly klaer

    ADVANCEMENT

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  • jessica longino

    STAFF DEVELOPMENT

    FRESHLEY PRAYER


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  • megan mcgarrah

    FRESHLEY

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  • devon radford

    MEDIA

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  • KELLY RINER

    STAFF DEVELOPMENT ADVANCEMENT

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  • Dustin sosebee

    worship

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  • kristen sosebee

    worship

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  • aaron vickroy

    discipleship


  • leah vickroy

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third years

Third YEAR INTERNING IS ALL ABOUT INTEGRATING IDENTITY LEARNED IN FIRST YEAR AND INFLUENCE FROM SECOND YEAR. THIRD YEARS GET HANDS ON EXPERIENCE AS LEADERS IN THE MINISTRY BY SERVING AS ASSISTANTS TO DIRECTORS OVER MINISTRY AREAS. 


  • Mona Adams

    3RD YEAR INTERN | discipleship

    Mona is a third year discipleship intern. If you need medical advice, help with spreadsheets, or a listening ear, Mona is your girl. She has iced latte energy, both literally and figuratively. She enjoys 90’s rom-coms, Chick-fil-a ice cream, and helping others organize the chaos in their lives. She is insanely smart, but not in an annoying way, and is the best person to have around in any type of crisis - she probably has whatever you need in her purse. Always prepared, always willing, and always kind, Mona is a one-of-a-kind necessity for living your best life.

  • Emily Baker

    3RD YEAR INTERN | discipleship + hr

    Emily is a third year Discipleship and HR intern. If you want to talk about self care, Parks and Rec or Taylor Swift fan theories she is your girl. She is always down for a TJMAXX run or to help a friend out when in need. Her idol is Tina Fey and she loves asking questions to find out what makes people uniquely them. She is fiercely loyal, always able to make you laugh and the kind of friend everyone needs. 

  • Chris Blankenship

    3RD YEAR INTERN | worship, missions + hr

    Chris is a third year Worship, Missions, and HR intern. He graduated from UGA in fall 2016 with a degree in Business Management and certificate in Music Business. He loves pour-overs, Barbs spicy chicken bowls, and Spikeball. He also loves worshiping God and equipping others to worship and glorify the Lord. His heart is for every student at Wesley to know how great God is and how they can best live for Him. 

  • Lindsey conway

    3RD YEAR INTERN | connect

    Lindsey is a third year intern who graduated with a degree in journalism from the University of Georgia. She believes deeply in Wesley's phrase “every student matters” and hopes you {the person reading} specifically know you matter. When she's not crazily baking cookies for the Wednesday night service, you can find her watching her latest Netflix binge, going for a run or listening to podcasts while cleaning. 

  • tanner davis

    3RD YEAR INTERN | discipleship + hr

    Tanner is a third year discipleship and HR intern who graduated with a Microbiology degree from UGA. He thrives when he is playing games and gets to enjoy time with other people. He is always trying to encourage people to try something new and push them into being uncomfortable because he believes that's how people grow. He also loves to hear about how God is moving in discipleships!

  • adam salway

    3RD YEAR INTERN | Encounter

    Adam is a UGA graduate from Augusta (yes he plays golf) who's called Athens home for the past 7 years. He enjoys reading multiple books at once, making friends at the grocery store and is constantly searching for the best chocolate chip cookie the world has to offer. He's very happily married (@kennedysalway) and would love nothing more than to have YOU over for dinner. 

  • sarah shelnutt

    3RD YEAR INTERN | worship + hr

    Sarah is a third year Worship, HR, and Prayer intern. She is a graduate of the University of Georgia, and has an undergraduate degree in English Literature. If you get the chance, ask her about what she’s reading!

  • ryan steffes

    3RD year intern | Encounter

    Ryan is a 3rd year Encounter intern who loves college students.

  • savannah ugan

    3rd year intern ENCOUNTER + HR

    Savannah graduated from UGA with a degree in Human Development and Family Sciences in 2018. She started interning as a senior in college and has continued with the program because she loves the girls she disciples and is passionate for students to know that God is fun. She considers it a privilege to work for directors pursuing a high standard of excellence and alongside interns who live authentically in community with one another. 




















  


seconD YEARS

THE SECOND YEAR OF INTERNING IS ALL ABOUT INFLUENCE. WE SEEK TO UNDERSTAND WHAT JESUS DIED FOR US TO DO IN TERMS OF REALIZING HOW WE CAN SERVE AND IMPACT OTHERS THROUGH THE SKILLS, TALENTS, AND STRENGTHS THAT WE HAVE BEEN GIVEN.  

  • AUSTIN ALLISON

    2nD YEAR INTERN | connect + youth

    Austin is recent UGA graduate with degrees in Finance and Sport Management. He loves sports and the outdoors, but his love languages are ice cream and good books. He is a firm believer in the power of laughter and friendship, and he is so excited to see God transform lives this year.

  • KOURTNEY AXELBERG

    2ND YEAR INTERN | media

    Kourtney Axelberg is a second year Media Intern. She’s fun and free. Things she loves include sunrises at the beach, dancing, and taking naps in the sun in her jeans :)

  • REAGAN BOCOOK

    2ND YEAR INTERN | freshley + admin

    Reagan is a second year Freshley and Admin intern who loves people and fights for them to be free. If you want to know the key to her heart, just grab a good cup of coffee and go on a road trip with her or turn on music and start boogieing. She loves depth but really values the time it takes people to get there. This year she is ready to disciple her girlies and know more of God's heart for Athens!

  • KATHERINE BURNETTE

    2ND YEAR INTERN | freshley

    Katherine is a second year Freshley intern and around here she goes by many nicknames:

    kb (kay-bee) or keba (kay-buh) or kabes (kaybz) or kubba (kuh-buh)

  • AMELIA CALDWELL

    2ND YEAR INTERN | discipleship + admin

    Amelia (aka Meals) is a second year Discipleship and Admin intern. Some of her favorite things include iced coffee, old country music, sports, traveling, TJ Maxx, and dogs (& dawgs). She’s passionate about people knowing God and stepping into who they were created to be.

  • SAM CARROLL

    2ND YEAR INTERN | media

    Sam is a 2nd year media intern, and if you're interested in supporting him, his venmo is @Sam-Carroll-8

  • HANNAH COLE

    2ND YEAR INTERN | freshley

    Hannah is a second year Freshley intern. She believes that God has awakening for Athens, and she is excited to see what that looks like for the city, for UGA, and for Wesley. In her free time, Hannah loves hanging with her friends, eating good food, having deep talks, road tripping and traveling, and most of all keeping it funnnnnn. If she could say one thing to you, it would be “ILY!!!!!!!!!!!!”

  • MADELINE CURRENT

    2ND YEAR INTERN | media

    Madeline is a second year media intern who graduated from UGA with a degree in EMST and Religion. She loves anything spicy, eats at least one poke bowl a week, constantly references memes, spends way too much time on YouTube, and is full of hot takes. 

  • BENJAMIN DEJARNETT

    2ND YEAR INTERN | Discipleship

    Benjamin is a second year Discipleship intern. His favorite person on staff is the 26 year old blonde. He feels like you can tell all you need to know about a person from their top five movie list. His top 5:
    1. 10 Things I Hate About You
    2. About Time
    3. Crazy Stupid Love
    4. Baby Driver
    5. Interstellar

  • BROOKE DELOACH

    2ND YEAR INTERN | crosstrainers

    Brooke is a second year CrossTrainers intern who graduated from UGA with a degree in Human Development. She's passionate about people knowing that they are deeply loved by the Father, and watching them be transformed by His presence. In the future, she hopes to work with adoptive families through counseling... but she's taking a gap year at Wesley, because 17 straight years of school is enough (yee yee to all my Colorado people...it counts)

  • SAM FORBES

    2ND YEAR INTERN | media

    Sam is a second year media intern. She graduated from UGA in 2018 with a degree in marketing. She is a fan of coffee, the ocean, guacamole, sunsets, the sky in general, photography, summer, being outside, looking out airplane windows, traveling, and cats. You can find her on wednesday nights holding a camera, so smile when you see her :) 

  • EMILY GOLDIN

    2ND YEAR INTERN | media + advancement

    Emily is a second year media and advancement intern. She is passionate about creativity and exploring more of God in other cultures around the world. A few things that make her pretty dang happy: being surrounded by her people, Mexican food, Australian shepherds and traveling. More than anything, her heart is for people to know freedom and that they have a beautiful story to tell. 


  • TREY GRIMM

    2ND YEAR INTERN | worship + media

    Trey is a 2nd year worship and media intern who fully believes all you really need is God

  • EMILY HELTON

    2ND YEAR INTERN | encounter

    Emily is a second year Encounter Intern. Prayer, inner-healing, health, and adventure are a few of her deepest passions. Through her journey with God, she has discovered that her everyday inspiration comes from consuming truth and standing in awe of the Spirit. Her greatest desire is to lead and create from a place of continual surrender to God's voice. She believes that she is best equipped to deeply know people that travel along her path and help lead them into God's never-ending garden of fragrance and beauty. On a normal day, you'll find her a Jit Joe's in five points writing, reading, or meeting with someone. You may also catch her trail running at her favorite spots in Athens! On the atypical day, you may find her hiking somewhere in the mountains or visiting nearby cities just to try their staple coffee shops. 

  • KATE HILL

    2ND YEAR INTERN | discipleship + encounter

    Hi this is Kate! So sorry to have missed you. I may be at silent disco, buying a meal deal at EarthFare or shootin’ my shot at your local basketball court. If you’d like to leave your name & a prophetic word, I’ll get back to you as soon as possible. Thanks so much, have a great day!! 

  • ALEX HINTON

    2ND YEAR INTERN | discipleship + crosstrainers

    Alex is a second year Discipleship and Crosstrainers intern. He recently graduated from UGA with a degree in International Affairs, and is finishing his Master's in Public Administration. Alex loves people and sees everyone he meets as a new friend. He is an ENFP, a 9w8, and his top strength is Includer. He is convinced God is going to move in huge ways this year, and is excited to be a part of that movement.

  • OLIVIA HULSE

    2ND YEAR INTERN | encounter + crosstrainers

    Olivia is a 2nd year crosstrainers and encounter intern. The way to her heart is an 8 count nugget meal with a Coke

  • RYAN KISS

    2ND YEAR INTERN | discipleship

    Ryan is a second year discipleship intern, but let’s be real, no one is really sure he existed during his first year (12 hours of classes both semesters- oof). He enjoys anything involving sports and being with people. He is a 2 on the Enneagram, so you should say nice things about him to make him feel good. He loves people, and desires for every single person to know that they are loved and appreciated for being exactly who they are created to be. He is excited for another year in Athens and at Wesley, without any classes this time!

  • TORI KRAMER

    2ND YEAR INTERN | discipleship

    Enjoys a good belly laugh, dancing like no one is watching (because honestly you probably would be scared at how uncoordinated she is), and a nice drive down the back roads of Athens! The top of her love language list is polar pops and the bottom is physical touch (but she is learning that hugs are a hot commodity around Wesley, and aren't too bad)
    Wise words: WONT HE DO IT?!

  • MARY CATE MARCHERT

    2ND YEAR INTERN | encounter, connect + diversity outreach

    Not much has changed since Mary Cate's first year as an intern. She still loves her disco cup, hasn't grown out of her horse girl phase, and is passionate about people knowing the joy, love, and faithfulness of Jesus. *heart emoji* *horse emoji* *crying emoji* *dancing emoji* *star eyes emoji* *praise hands emoji* *praying hands emoji* *lion emoji* *fire emoji* 

  • AVERY ORLANS

    2ND YEAR INTERN | freshley

    Avery is a second year intern who is passionate about leadership development, and eating pineapple on pizza. After a brief acting career (it was one time when he was 8 years old) on a TLC reality TV show, he decided to attend UGA where he studied Advertising and Religion. His hopes while interning are to gain experience in vocational ministry and he is excited to see what God continues to do in Athens, GA. 

  • ALEXIS OSBORNE

    2ND YEAR INTERN | connect + diversity outreach

    Does anyone start these things with a question? Alexis does. If she’s not baking Connect cookies, you may catch her cracking jokes on the Wesley couches or adding too many things to her Google calendar. She loves podcasts, roasted vegetables, creating the perfect Spotify playlist, any body of water, and her people. This year she hopes to see students discover their true identities in God and say no to fear. Also to pet more dogs. 

  • JESSICA PEAVY

    2ND YEAR INTERN | worship

    Who's that girl, it's Jess!

  • DANIEL PELHAM

    2ND YEAR INTERN | encounter, youth + advancement

    If you’re in search of a good time, or a pizza, Daniel’s your guy. Even though he’s involved with Encounter, Youth, First Year Time, and Advancement, he always makes time for a game of fooz or b-ball with the boiz

  • KATIE PILSON

    2ND YEAR INTERN | discipleship

    Katie is a second year discipleship intern. Katie is known for being tall and drinking a lot of Diet Dr. Pepper. She loves being called KP and at this very moment is probably somewhere wondering what she will eat for dinner. If you want to get to know her, ask her to cook a meal for you because that is her favorite way to get to know people! 

  • TARA ROLLINS

    2ND YEAR INTERN | connect + advancement

    Tara is a second year Connect and Advancement intern. She graduated in May 2018 with a degree in Science Education with a biology emphasis. Tara loves the Braves, running, hiking, going on adventures and dogs (especially her golden retriever mix puppy named Murphy). Some things on her bucket list are dive the Great Barrier Reef and watch a baseball game in every major league stadium.

  • CRISTINA ROSILES

    2ND YEAR INTERN | connect, iserve + diversity outreach

    Cristina is a second year connect intern, serving with iServe, diversity outreach, and leading a freshley prayer small group. She is passionate about students walking into their identity as children of God. She loves coffee almost as much as she loves her people. An outspoken enneagram 3, she would love to talk about all things enneagram, strengthsfinder, or Chick-fil-a. 

  • KENNEDY SALWAY

    2ND YEAR INTERN | media

    Kennedy is a second year Media Intern. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Entertainment and Media Studies. She loves when people are fully themselves and she doesn’t leave the house without chapstick and a good book.

  • SARAH SAVOIE

    2ND YEAR INTERN | discipleship

    Sarah is a second year intern who loves serving on the discipleship staff. Some of her favorite things are target runs, parks and rec, the enneagram (she’s a 4), and the cowboy emoji. If she’s not at Wesley, she’s probably in leconte hustlin’ to finish her history degree (only a little late). She is driven by God’s love (and dr. pepper) to let every person she interacts with know that they are seen, valued, and deeply loved by God.

  • SAVANNAH SHAW

    2ND YEAR INTERN | media

    Look her up @savannahshawphoto !

  • STEPHANIE STEWART

    2ND YEAR INTERN | crosstrainers + discipleship

    Steph is a second year CrossTrainers + Discipleship intern who graduated from UGA with a degree in psychology. She is passionate about simplicity, warm flannels, loving people well, and Jesus. If you need her, you can usually find her at one of her favorite places: the Wesley prayer chapel, a good coffee shop, or the Athens public library.

  • EMMA WHITMER

    2ND YEAR INTERN | connect + missions

    Emma is a second year Connect and Missions intern who graduated from UGA with degrees in HDFS and Spanish. You can most likely find her mis-quoting lines from Parks and Recreation or using Google Translate to to talk to her friends in Spanish even though she's basically fluent. Her love languages include snail mail, talking about Guatemala, coffee, printed photos, and quality time with the people she loves. She loves listening to people talk about their passions, encouraging others in their heart and role in missions, and will never (literally never) say no to a good cup of coffee!  














first YEARS

FIRST YEAR INTERNING IS ALL ABOUT IDENTITY, WE AIM TO UNDERSTAND WHO GOD IS AND WHO HE MADE US TO BE AS HIS CHILDREN. 

  • ANNSLEY ADAMS

    1st year INTERN | encounter

    Annsley is a first year Encounter intern who's wrapping up her Environmental Chemistry degree at UGA. She's a big fan of sunsets, cookies, and bad puns. You can catch her strolling around Lake Herrick, people-watching in a coffee shop, or snuggling with her cat Jerry. Her heart for spiritual awakening in Athens is what brought her back to this city and the internship, and she can't wait to see what God does!

  • OLIVIA BEALS

    1ST YEAR INTERN | discipleship

    Olivia is a first year discipleship intern. She graduated in May with a degree in Entertainment Media Studies and is still figuring out what the heck she wants to do with her life (relatable am I right???). In her free time she loves to watch the sunset, grab coffee with a friend, read a good book, or workout. She's passionate about photography, New Girl, ice cream, and Jesus (not in that order). She hates surface level conversations and loves getting to know others deeply and learning what their heart beats for. 

  • LINDSEY BOWEN

    1ST YEAR INTERN | encounter

    Lindsey is a first-year encounter intern who recently graduated from UGA with a degree in fashion merchandising. She loves clothes (duh), cherry coke, and is always down to sing karaoke. Catch her daydreaming about warmer weather and walking through the streets of India. 

  • ANDREW ELDER

    1ST YEAR INTERN | media

    Andrew is a first-year Media intern. When he's not busy being awesome at Wesley, he's either wasting time, spending time with his friends, or doing something musical. Sad music makes him happy; happy music bums him out. He likes words. His life goal was to be a singer/songwriter, but for now he's just chillin' and open to seeing where God leads him. He likes asking questions, has mixed (but mostly negative) feelings about the Enneagram, and wishes relationships could just skip past the "small talk" part and start with the deep stuff. He likes words. Unrelated, he drinks too much coffee and eats too many burritos. He's often unsure when to be serious and when to be a weirdo. Most of the time, he does both at the same time. He attempts to be as authentic as possible in all that he does. He hopes he's getting better at it.

  • GARNER GAY

    1ST YEAR INTERN | discipleship + youth

    Garner is a first year Discipleship and Youth intern who just recently graduated from UGA with a degree in Communications Studies. It’s been said that she’s almost always the loudest person in the room, but it’s only because she’s so easily excited about even the smallest of things. She loves sunshine and St. Patrick’s Day, and she’s a firm believer that pineapple DOES belong on pizza. More than that, she believes that her calling is to help everyone bring out their inner child and to teach them to embrace the joy that it brings. 

  • OLIVIA GRIFFIN

    1ST YEAR INTERN | connect

    Olivia is a senior at UGA studying consumer journalism and fashion merchandising. Most people call her Piv. Her favorite things are Dr. Pepper and Justin Bieber singing Reckless Love. In her spare time you’ll find her creating new country music playlists, buying Sneakers, and running her LANY fan instagram account. Her main concern in life is to have fun!

  • CHEYENNE GROOMS

    1ST YEAR INTERN | encounter

    Cheyenne is a first year intern that recently graduated from UGA with a degree in Nutritional Sciences. She loves to laugh and make other people laugh, listen to music while driving with the windows down and hang out with her dog Remi. She is passionate about people living in the freedom that comes from unapologetically being themselves. Cheyenne is most excited to see God move in students lives by leading them into their true identities in Christ. 

  • BROOKLYN HOLLOWAY

    1ST YEAR INTERN | media

    Brooklyn is a first year media intern. She graduated from the University of Georgia in 2018 with a degree in Interior Design. Her true passion is getting behind a camera and capturing the unseen moments. You can usually find her at target, anthropologie or on the next plane ride to somewhere new. She’s always wearing sunglasses, even if the sun is barely out. Her new obsessions are true crime podcasts and listening to music while driving to an unknown destination. She desires for people to experience the unconditional love that God so freely gives to us and is excited to see God move on the UGA campus this year at Wesley.  

  • makinizi hoover

    1ST YEAR INTERN | crosstrainers + encounter

    Makinizi is in her second year of her Master of Public Administration and is thrilled to get to work with Wesley this year as Crosstrainers and Encounter staff. She is obsessed with fireworks, fire, and stars – fitting considering her name means “born of fire.” You can often find her at coffee with a friend, taking a power nap, or outdoors exploring. She desires to see awakening in Athens and the campus of UGA, and cannot wait to see God move this year!

  • rachel jones

    1ST YEAR INTERN | connect

    Rachel can see the bright side of everything and the good in every person. Some of her best traits are her empathy, authenticity, and faith. She appreciates the small things in life, like singing "Give Me the Simple Life" on a sunny day. She also has a degree in Psychology from UGA. Rachel is so glad that she gets to partner with God and is excited to see what He will continue doing this year in Athens! 

  • claire jordan

    1ST YEAR INTERN | media

    Claire graduated with a degree in public relations last year and is currently working on a masters in emerging media. She is a friendly giant with a quiet voice and a loud laugh. 

  • emily kerr

    1ST YEAR INTERN | connect

    Emily is a first year Connect intern who is still trying to figure out what she's doing with her life (aren't we all though?). She is in her fifth year of college, and is finishing her Business Administration degree online through Johnson University. You'll most likely find Emily watching Friends or Gilmore Girls, drinking a Strawberry Refresher from Starbucks, talking about weddings, or cuddling with her puppy. Yes, Emily is the one with the Guide Dog in Training. Her name is Donna for those of you that were wondering. ;) 

  • donna

    1ST YEAR INTERN CUDDLING + KISSES

    Donna is the first furry intern Wesley has ever had! Donna loves everyone she meets, and loves for you to pet her (of course, only when you ask her mom)! Donna loves playing with her toys, especially her ball, eating, sleeping, and being treated with peanut butter. Donna also loves to cuddle with her mom!

  • kj knoblauch

    1ST YEAR INTERN | the light

    KJ is a first year intern and college student pursuing a degree in Entrepreneurship so she can follow her dreams of helping people in crisis by giving them a safe place to live. She is a stubborn optimist and a silver linings seeker! Her favorite color is iridescent and her favorite animals are blue whales and butterflies. You can find her geeking out over impressionist artists, antique finds, and dance videos on YouTube. KJ is excited and thankful for this year at Wesley!

  • julia kostakos

    1ST YEAR INTERN | freshley

    Julia just graduated from UGA with a major in Digital Marketing. She is particularly passionate about watching Marvel movies in the correct order, witty fashion blogs, and dance parties in her silver cowgirl hat. She is gluten and dairy free so when you want to bring her a snack, just keep that in mind. And if you ever forget her name, feel free to ask anyone at the Beechwood Starbucks because they all know it.

  • bryce little

    1ST YEAR INTERN | freshley

    Bryce's words to live by: Love God. Love People.

  • cassidy long

    1ST YEAR INTERN | connect + freshley

    Cassidy is a first year Connect intern from Vidalia, Georgia (yep, like the onion -- it's a real place). She graduated from UGA with a degree in Human Development and Family Science and aspires to become an Occupational Therapist. Ask her about the time she got locked inside a bathroom in Greece or why she hates the smell of mothballs. She loves making people laugh, Shawn Mendes, Georgia football, Vine (R.I.P.), road trips, Jesus (obvi), and helping others recognize/reach their full potential.

  • natalie mata

    1ST YEAR INTERN | media

    Natalie is a first year Media intern who recently graduated from UGA with a degree in Advertising. She is a big fan of dogs, coffee, ice cream, movies (she’s always down for a Harry Potter marathon), spontaneous adventures, and jamming out in car rides with friends. She's also excited for people to step into the pure joy that comes from sharing their life with God.

  • jules mcbride

    1ST YEAR INTERN | freshley

    Jules is a first year freshley intern. She loves to dance, play outside, and be with her friends (insert cartwheel emoji)

  • kailey middlebrooks

    1ST YEAR INTERN | freshley

    Kailey is a 1st year intern who just graduated from UGA with a degree in Advertising. She is super fun & crazy and wants to be your friend :-)  Fun fact: a lot of people have my number memorized because it's so easy! Join in on the trend and I can also bail YOU out of jail--> (229) 456-1520!!!

  • cole morton

    1ST YEAR INTERN | freshley

    Cole is a 1st year freshley intern who is joyfully satisfied in Christ. :)

  • denika nickeo

    1ST YEAR INTERN | freshley + diversity outreach

    Denika is a first year Freshley Prayer and Diversity Outreach intern who recently graduated from UGA with a degree in Early Childhood Education. She is an enneagram 2 and loves spending time with her friends, writing, exploring Athens, and baking chocolate chip cookies. She’s most excited to see college students step into the Lord’s calling for their lives and experience joy and freedom like never before.

  • sydney rollings

    1ST YEAR INTERN | discipleship + encounter

    hey it's me syd - let's be friends!!!!

  • michelle simmons

    1ST YEAR INTERN | discipleship

    Michelle just graduated from UGA with a degree in Biology and Psychology. You will probably hear her distinct country accent before you see her. She's passionate about people living in freedom, discipleship, meeting new people and learning their stories, making people laugh, and dogs. When she's not at Wesley she's probably hanging out with her dogs, talking to her Grandma, or hyping up her friends. The only person she thinks is more funny than her is Cheyenne Grooms, but don't tell her that. 

  • andrew sorrells

    1ST YEAR INTERN | admin

    Andrew is a First Year intern working with Admin. He's always in the mood for sports, followed by more sports and ending with more sports. If you want to talk sports, make sure to talk to Andrew cause he also loves to talk sports. He's an introvert so don't expect for him to start conversations, but he loves to talk to anyone who wants to talk. He's excited to see God move this year and change lives through Wesley and wake up the greatest city in the world - Athens!

  • elizabeth sprinkle

    1ST YEAR INTERN ADMIN, MISSIONS + ENCOUNTER

    Elizabeth is a 1st year Admin, Missions, and Encounter intern. You can find her adventuring with friends, making coffee at Jittery Joe’s, or laughing 99% of the time. She is often described as a golden retriever puppy and is easily amused at pretty much anything. Elizabeth is most excited for what the Lord is doing in Athens this school year and is praying for breakthrough, identities, and joy to be poured out on UGA’s campus.

  • john wesley

    1ST YEAR INTERN | connect

    John is a first year intern that recently graduated from UGA with degrees in Advertising and Sport Management. He loves playing sports and having good conversations over a cup of coffee or good food. John wants to go into full time ministry so he’s pumped to start that with Wesley this year. He hopes to know Jesus better and make Jesus better known this year.

  • emily woodward

    1ST YEAR INTERN | worship

    Emily is a first year worship intern and is finishing her degree in Marketing and Entertainment & Media Studies this December. She's an introvert who loves a good nap on the floor (sometimes underneath her coffee table on the fuzzy rug). She's always down to eat cookie cake, but never pizza. If you ask her whether she prefers Parks & Rec or The Office, the answer will always change.