Jessica hails from San Francisco, and is the eldest of four. She graduated from Harvard University in 2015 with a bachelors in Earth and Planetary Science and this is her first year with FOCUS. She enjoys photography and has been documenting the team's adventures as missionaries in New York. Feel free to follow her on instagram @jc.yap
Sarah is from Philadelphia, where she attended Temple University and graduated with a degree and certification in Secondary English Education. At Temple University Sarah worked with FOCUS as a student-missionary, and is now excited to begin her first year as a full-time FOCUS missionary at Columbia University!
Michael hails from Miami, Florida, and is the only child of Cuban migrants. He graduated from the University of Miami with a Bachelors in Business Administration with a concentration in Business Law and a Minor in Political Science. On his off time you will find Michael watching or attending sporting events or keeping up with current events occurring throughout the world.
Gelton Morada comes from southern California where he considers 60 degrees to be cold, sweater weather. After graduating from Cal Poly Pomona with a bachelor's degree in accounting, he worked for an accounting firm for two years in Los Angeles. Before joining FOCUS, Gelton spent some time working different ministries at various churches and discerned religious life. You’ll typically find Gelton learning to swing and salsa dance, playing spikeball, leading bible studies, praying with students, or exploring the city catching Pokémon (go team mystic!). He’s excited to start his first year as a FOCUS missionary in New York and experience the New York winters.