OAKS COLLEGE TEAM

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JARED PARKS

Oaks College Director

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JESSICA PARKS

Associate Director of Programming

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MICAIAH SKELTON

Academic Coordinator

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JOSH MIRANDA

Recruitment & Alumni Coordinator

MEET OUR STAFF

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Jared Parks

OAKS COLLEGE DIRECTOR
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Jessica Parks

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF
PROGRAMMING

My weird quirk: I speak two languages, English and movie lines.


Least favorite thing to do: Cleaning up after my kids on spaghetti night


Hidden talent: I'm the champion at Just Dance.


When and where I got saved: I got saved in 1994 in my bedroom.


Favorite artist(s): Koryn Hawthorne & Johnnyswim


Favorite verse: Jeremiah 17:7-8


Favorite sports: playing soccer, watching basketball


Favorite TV shows: Gilmore Girls, Bones, Grey's Anatomy

What makes me laugh: Corny jokes & Pastor Jared dancing

Regular Order at Starbucks: Tall Hot White Chocolate Mocha with a pump of Caramel

My biggest fear: Not having a close-knit family

My weird quirk: I have a tendency to always make an emergency plan in every room that I am in. I don’t say it out loud but I think about it all too often.


Least favorite thing to do: Small talk.


Hidden talent: I play the drums and beatbox.


When and where I got saved: I got saved in 2008. I was in my car in Olean, NY.


Favorite singer: Eddie James, Dante Bowe, and Travis Green are some of my favorites.


Favorite verse: 1 Peter 2:9-10


Favorite sports: Basketball, Football, Soccer.


Favorite books: Holiness, Truth, and The Presence of God by Francis Frangipane.


Favorite TV shows: Fresh Prince and Friday Night Lights could be on repeat forever.


Favorite actor/actress: Michael B. Jordan.

What makes me laugh: When someone hits their head and then rubs the spot that they hit. I know I am wrong for that.

Regular Order at Starbucks: Triple Grande Hot White Mocha.

My biggest fear: Waking up and being covered in ants.

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Josh Miranda

RECRUITMENT & ALUMNI
COORDINATOR

Something that most people don't know about me: I took a hip hop class in college.


Least favorite thing to do: Doing laundry.


Enneagram: 9w8


When and where I got saved: I got saved in 2002 at a kids church in Colorado.


Favorite artist: Judah & the Lion


Favorite verse: Jeremiah 17:7


Favorite sports: Spikeball & Volleyball


Favorite TV shows: The Office, Survivor, Brooklyn 99

What makes me laugh: When someone goes in for a fist bump and no one notices

Regular Order at Starbucks: Vanilla Sweet Cream Cold Brew

My biggest fear: Going in for a fist bump and no one notices

ACADEMIC COORDINATOR
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Micaiah Skelton

My weird quirk: I know where all of the fire alarms are in every building...


Least favorite thing to do: Drive.


Hidden talent: I can hand-make a baseball bat.


When and where I got saved: I got saved in 1997 in my bedroom. As a bedtime prayer, my mom led me to Christ.


Favorite singer: Newsboys


Favorite verse: 1 John 1:9


Favorite sports: Football & Basketball


Favorite books: "Ready, Set, Grow" and "Leading at a Higher Level"


Favorite TV shows: NCIS, It Takes a Thief, and any cartoon known to man 


Favorite actor/actress: Tom Hanks (because he's America's dad)

What makes me laugh: "You done messed up A-Aaron"

Regular Order at Starbucks: Water

My biggest fear: A pregnant brown recluse spider

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