Jeanelle, Brooklyn native born to St.Lucian and Belizean parents and one of 6 kids. She is living out her passion for spreading the gospel and empowering youth as the area director for Young Life in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn. Young Life is a international youth ministry that focuses on introducing adolescents to a relationship with Christ and helps them grow in their faith.
Jeanelle also is a freelancing journalist, capturing the stories of many through radio, television and writing.
Jeanelle holds a Bachelors in Arts degree in Sociology from Stony Brook University and a Master’s in Divinity degree from Alliance Theological Seminary, Nyack College.