Collin is a senior at Francis Howell High School and it is his second year on the BreakDown STL team. Collin also served within BreakDown STL as the Team Apprentice. At school, Collin has played soccer since his freshman year and is involved in FCA, DECA, and FBLA. Outside of school, he enjoys spending time with friends and family, long walks on the beach, and candlelit dinners. Collin is ecstatic to spend another year of his life with the BreakDown STL team and cannot wait to inspire other teens in their walk with Christ.
Kelsey is currently a junior attending Lafayette High School where she is an active member of Renaissance, Lafayette’s Ladies Bible Study, and has applied for membership in National Honor Society. She is also on the academic Honor Roll. In her free time, she enjoys going to youth groups at area churches and volunteering in the community. Kelsey is excited for her second year on the BreakDown STL Leadership Team, and is honored that God has given her another opportunity to help mold her character into a more Christ-like form. One of her favorite parts of being on BreakDown STL is being able to interact with the students after the presentations, as well as bonding with the team throughout the year. Kelsey feels the year will be a success if through the presentation the team will be able to positively affect the life of even one person.
Harrison Farmer is a senior at Westminster Christian Academy. This is his second year on the BreakDown STL Leadership Team. He has been involved in theatre stuff since he was in seventh grade and he has known Jesus since before he can even remember. He is so very thankful for everything that God has done in his life and wants everyone to know that hope is found in Jesus and that if anyone has questions about what that means for their own life, they can Facebook message him and he will respond the best he can. Lastly, he loves pancakes, summer and big cats.
Matt is a sophomore at Marquette High School. It is Matt’s first year on the team, and he is super pumped to be a part of such a life-changing program. Performing is Matt’s passion, and he has been in shows at the Muny for 7 seasons. Matt also enjoys skateboarding, snowboarding, and playing volleyball for Marquette. He is also very active at church by leading worship on Sunday mornings, volunteering, and going on church sponsored mission trips. Matt is excited to see how God can use him to change lives through BreakDown STL.
Harper is currently a senior at Westminster Christian Academy. This is her second year on BreakDown STL as an actress. Her junior year she also helped out on the OffStage team. Family is one of the most important things to her along with her friends. Outside of school you might find her playing lacrosse, trying to grow just a little bit taller, blasting some funky music, or traveling. She is ecstatic for this year on BreakDown STL mostly because she gets to see the work that God does in others. Harper is also excited to see how God grows her in her faith and shapes her to continue on the road to being the woman that He wants her to be. She feels extraordinarily blessed to be part of such a wonderful and loving community on BreakDown STL and will miss it dearly when she graduates and moves on to college.
Shin-woo is a senior at Fort Zumwalt South High School. He is an actor and tennis player. He is ecstatic and grateful to have the great opportunity BreakDown STL has given him to share the powerful message BreakDown STL sends to teens. His dream is to become a successful actor and qualify for State in tennis. He also shows leadership skills by being an officer in NHS and FBLA. In his free time, he loves to jam out to music and listen to people’s stories.
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Blake is a senior at St. Charles High. He is on the Pirates’ football and golf teams as well as part of Renaissance Steering Committee, FCA, NHS, and F3 (a bible study through Calvary Church). In his spare time, you can find Blake on the golf course, hanging out with his friends, or looking up words on the dictionary app. This young man is ecstatic to bring glory to God through BreakDown STL as well as empower and uplift his peers so that they may live healthy lives that are uncommon in today’s society.
Anna is extremely excited to be using her acting skills to make a positive impact on others with the BreakDown STL Leadership Team. Anna is currently a junior at Incarnate Word Academy and this is her second year as an actress on the BreakDown STL Team. Outside of working with BreakDown STL, Anna is involved in Incarnate’s Theater Department, she is a member of NHS, and she is the Assistant Editor of her school’s yearbook. Anna has a huge heart for teens and she is so blessed to have this chance to do ministry among many of her peers. Anna would like to thank all her teammates, captains, and especially Jenna and Kate for always being there for her and for always encouraging her to be a Proverbs 31 woman.
Caroline is a sophomore at Eureka High School and is absolutely thrilled to begin her first year on the team. Caroline is very involved in her youth group, ZOE ministries, where you can find her leading praise and worship. Caroline feels so honored that the Lord has chosen her to be a part of the team and is so excited to see all that the Lord has in store, not only for her life, but also for the lives of each and every student that will be touched through BreakDown STL!
Jonny is a sophomore at Lafeyette High School, and he is very excited for his second year on the team. At school, Jonny is involved in the Lafayette basketball team and leads a weekly bible study before school. In his free time, he enjoys youth group, hanging with friends, and getting buckets. Jonny can’t wait to see how God uses him this year on BreakDown STL.
Katherine is currently a senior at Lafayette High School and a third year veteran actor of BreakDown STL. In addition to serving as Class President her freshman and sophomore year, she is the current Student Council President and is an active member of Lafayette’s Student Council, Class Advisory, FCA, LLBS, Swing Dance Club, National Honor Society, Senior Women and Renaissance. Katherine is also a member of Lafayette’s varsity softball and lacrosse teams, and was honored to serve as the JV softball Captain her sophomore year and varsity lacrosse Captain for her junior and senior years. During her sophomore year, she also co-founded a women’s Bible Study at LHS, which she continues to lead weekly. But above all, the most important thing in her life is her relationship with Jesus Christ. As a returning actress and Captain on BreakDown STL, Katherine is thrilled to continue to share the organization’s positive message with all her fellow teenagers in St. Louis! Katherine can’t wait to see what God is planning for her and her teammates for her third and final year on BreakDown STL!