Miles McPherson is the pastor of the Rock Church in San Diego, former defensive back for the San Diego Chargers, author, actor, motivational speaker, and founder of DoSomethingChurch.org. Miles is a unifier who makes the hope of the gospel real, relevant, and accessible, to empower people to make a difference in the world.
Erica Rodriguez is an incredibly gifted speaker who has traveled the world to help those who are marginalized and in need. Shaped through her own trials and circumstances, her mission is to empower and equip others to find beauty and purpose in their brokenness.
She currently works in our organization, “Rescue a Generation,” as director of Donor Development. Erica has been a team member of a global organization called Hour of Power for the past few years and is currently their live-stream host. She has also had the opportunity to speak at Conferences, Youth Events, and Churches around the world. With her passion to love people, she is determined to use her voice, share her story and preach the Gospel.
Growing up in the inner city, Jose Rodriguez was faced with many of the same challenges that students are faced with today. Impacted by his environment he made some poor choices. He joined a gang, got arrested for stealing cars, and even was suspended from school pretty regularly. His story is one that many can relate to today but it is a story of a complete turnaround.
Jose now is the founder and CEO of Rescue a Generation Inc., a non-profit that focuses on reaching students who are struggling in school due to behavior, suspensions, and family issues. He is a well sought out motivational speaker who speaks to students in a variety of venues across the nation. His passion for young people, authenticity, and boldness gives him the tools to effectively rescue this generation.
Daniel Sanabria, born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, knows first-hand the impact one person can have on the life of a young man. Throughout his academic years, Daniel suffered self-esteem issues, depression and grew distant from friends and family. At a critical juncture, a teacher at his Christian elementary school invested time and spoke wisdom to Daniel and helped change his life. Daniel attended The King’s College in New York City and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Marketing. He served as a youth director for 15 years and helped lead numerous conferences, concerts, and events throughout the tri-state area geared toward helping youth people reach their maximum potential in their walk with Jesus. Today, Daniel serves as Associate Pastor at SoulCry church in Long Island City, NY. He also is the Executive Director for Youth for Christ, an organization that reaches young people and connects them with authentic mentor relationships to help change their future.
Joe Berrios is a Pastor, preacher, and a creative leader who focuses on spreading the gospel of Jesus. Born and raised in PA, Pastor Joe grew up fast and turned to the streets in his early teens. His goal was to, “not be broke.” He often states its by the grace of God that the Lord took him from the streets to Salvation. Now he preaches the gospel of Jesus, helping leaders and organizations grow their presence, and developing creative digital content. He is a father to his beautiful children, and a husband to his amazing wife Doris. Together he and his wife launched a ministry called, “Praise Pop Up” in Pennsylvania and is now expanding through the tristate. Bringing all people churched and unchurched under one roof to worship God.
Son of Nigerian Immigrants, Ezekiel is no stranger to making the most of what is given to him. Yet he's wasted no time making his mark in the genre of spoken word. Hard hitting poems like "Almost Saved" and "Silence is Deadly" have had a viral effect online and warranted a demand that has led to perform on countless stages across the Globe. As Husband and father of five, Ezekiel strives to exude his Passion for Christ and love people through his gift with words.
Hulvey’s, a twenty-four year old Brunswick, GA native, went from dropping out of college and scrubbing toilets at Publix to becoming Reach Records’ latest breakout hip hop artist. His music has quickly developed into his sonic calling-card, but to fully appreciate the music is to know who Hulvey the person is. His child-like wonder and reverence for his Creator motivates his desire to reflect the beauty of Christ through tastefully refined music.
Wande, born Yewande Isola now married with the name Yewande Dees, is a Nigerian Hip Hop artist that is here to inspire. The Austin, Texas native is Reach Record's first woman artist in the labels legacy. She's unique as she's able to effortlessly float between intense raps and beautiful melodic singing while maintaining a message that expresses her faith.
"My faith is the core of my music. It's the reason behind what I do and without it my music wouldn't be the same." Her music has a global impact receiving recognition from the likes of GRAMMY nomination for her work on Toby Mac's recent album Life After Death.
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Our General Admission ticket grants you access to engaging keynote speakers, enlightening panel discussions, networking opportunities, and immersive sessions.
Unleash the ultimate conference experience! Get early access to the venue, ALL WEEKEND long. Claim your VIP seating spot, and seize the chance to meet and greet Reach Records' talented artist, Hulvey. Capture the moment with an exclusive photo opportunity and delve into Hulvey's world with an intimate Q&A session Saturday before the event. Elevate your concert night with our all-inclusive VIP package.
All attendees of the outreach will board charter buses to Downtown Los Angeles, where we will assemble near Crypto Arena. During this morning event, our youth will take the lead in an outreach activity. They'll have the opportunity to apply all they've experienced and learned in the preceding days, contributing to the advancement of the Kingdom with the guidance and support of their youth leaders.