Josh is a senior at Francis Howell North. This is his first year on the the BreakDown STL Team and he couldn’t be more excited. At school, he is involved with FBLA and French Club. When he is not at school or with the BreakDown STL Team, he loves to serve on the tech team at his church. He can’t wait to see how God uses him this year through BreakDown STL.
Austin is a sophomore at MICDS, and this is his first year on the BreakDown STL Team. Austin is a member of MICDS’s varsity water polo and junior varsity squash team as well as an FCA officer. In his free time, Austin enjoys spending time with his family and friends. Austin is excited to spread God’s love through the mission of BreakDown STL and is looking forward to a great year.
Josiah is a senior at Lafayette High School, and he is looking forward to serving a second year on the Tech Crew for this ministry that he is so passionate about. Outside of school, Josiah loves being a part of his school’s varsity cross-country and track teams. He participates in clubs such as NHS, Renaissance, and FCA. He also leads a Bible Study at LHS, that he started his junior year with his fellow team member Jonny Trout. Josiah is also very involved with his youth group at Chesterfield Presbyterian Church. Ultimately, Josiah is excited to reach out to his peers with a message of hope and freedom, and feels blessed to be a part of how God continues to use BreakDown STL for His glory.
Zach is a junior at Fort Zumwalt South High School. This is his first year on the team but volunteered as a roadie for BreakDown STL his sophomore year. Zach is involved with his school’s Track & Field, Soccer, and FBLA programs. He has been attending Morning Star Church when he is able to for the past 4 years. When Zach is not playing sports or at school, he enjoys hanging out with his friends. He is very excited to be a part of the team this year and eager to grow spiritually in any way possible.
This is Joey’s fourth year doing tech on BreakDown STL, and he is excited to be able to be on the team again this year. Joey attends St. Louis Community College at Wildwood. He also works at The Crossing doing tech. He is excited to once again be the Tech Lead and help lead people well this year.
Makenzie is currently a junior at Lafayette High School, and is going on her second year on the stage team for BreakDown STL. She enjoys playing Field Hockey and Lacrosse for her school, while also attending youth group at Zoe Ministries. She loves to experience new things, to share how God has changed her life, and she also loves photography. Makenzie would love to impact others through Christ as much as they have impacted her. As a returning member on the team, she is excited to begin another year with the different faces and new adventures.
Bridges is so excited for the upcoming year as a sophomore at Lafayette High School. He is also excited to be on BreakDown STL. He plays JV tennis and runs cross-country. Bridges enjoys being outside with his family, as well as being involved on a team. He is so thankful of the opportunities he has, being on the stage crew in his first year here. The fellowship of the team and authenticity of his fellow members, as well as the opportunity to grow immensely in his faith have driven him to be apart of BreakDown STL, trying to put all of his emotional and physical energy towards the team. He actively goes to Chesterfield Presbyterian Church being involved in their youth group as well as their small groups and leadership teams they have to offer. He is far beyond excited and encouraged by what the presentation has to offer. He is hopeful to be able to spread this message to his peers through his days living for God.