Daniel is a sophomore from Doylestown, Pennsylvania. He is majoring in Architectural Engineering with a minor in Music Performance. He plays clarinet in the Drexel University Concert Band and Symphony Orchestra and is part of the Drexel Club Ultimate Frisbee team. He also loves spending time with his family and visiting national parks during the summer. You can contact him at email@example.com.
Lindsay is a junior and a proud native of Amish Country: Lancaster, PA. She is in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts and Design studying to be a fashion designer! When she’s not stuck in the sewing studio or leading with Cru, she enjoys cooking, playing lacrosse/tennis/intramural sports, and watching Sixers/Eagles/Phillies games. Lindsay is always down to explore Philly with you – contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shannon is a senior studying chemical engineering. She is so excited about the gospel and loves learning about God through her major and her relationships on campus. She is leading a discipleship group this year and with a heart for the lost, she is leading the evangelism movement at Drexel Cru. Shannon wants to hear everyone’s story and see the beauty of diversity that God has created in the world. She is always passionate about learning new things and engaging in deep conversations. Email Shannon at email@example.com.
Camren is a 3rd year junior studying fashion design at Drexel’s Westphal College of Media Arts and Design. Even though Camren was raised in Philly she is constantly learning more and more about her city during her time at Drexel. She loves drawing, designing, painting, sketching, and anything else art-related. Her passion for worshipping God led her to join Drexel Cru’s worship team. While co-leading a Cru bible-study this past summer Camren has grown in amazement at the Word of God. Her passion for the Truth and God’s people has her excited to lead a d-group sometime in the future. If you have any questions or just want to say hi, reach out! Her email is: firstname.lastname@example.org
Isabel is a sophomore studying Graphic Design with minors in Interactive Digital Media, Art History, and Fine Arts. She grew up all over the South, and she now lives in Chattanooga, TN when she isn’t on campus. She adores her three dogs (Daisy, Dixie, and Schnooie), and some of her favorite things about Philly are going to concerts and trying new coffee shops. She is currently serving on the social media team for Cru. Contact her at email@example.com.
Emma Stonehouse is a sophomore Chemical Engineering major. She is a North Carolina native – proudly known as the birthplace of the first Krispy Kreme! This year she is serving as a New Connections Bible study leader and on the outreach team! In addition to Cru and studying, Emma spends much of her time with the Drexel Dance Ensemble and concocting ice cream topping combinations… contact her any time at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ariel Zhong is a senior international student from Guangdong, China. She speaks Cantonese, Mandarin and English, She is studying Architectural and Civil Engineering. She is leading a discipleship group this year at Drexel Cru with a passion for helping underclasswomen to grow in their walks with Jesus. She loves photography, video games and muay thai (Thai kickboxing), and you can always find her drinking bubble tea with a metal straw. She loves to listen to stories of people and to have conversations about religions and social events. You can contact her at email@example.com.
Sydney is a sophomore Elementary Education major. She grew up in the suburbs of Philly and loves the city. Sydney enjoys running, writing, and spending time outdoors. When she’s not outside, she can often be found at the nearest Starbucks. This year she is serving as the Outreach Team Leader. She’d love to hear from you and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Micah is a pre-junior majoring in Engineering and minoring in Product Design and Mathematics. He commutes to Drexel from Upper Darby, PA. Outside Cru and classes, Micah enjoys music, reading, designing with LEGO bricks, and spending time with his family and church family. He is passionate about living a life of worship in Christ, united with the people of Christ as the body of Christ—glorifying and enjoying God individually and as a family both now and for all eternity. You can email Micah at email@example.com.
Desmin has served with Philly Cru since 2017. He hails from Lancaster and graduated from West Chester University with a degree in music education. He has enjoyed seeing God work in the city and students alike and is excited for what the future holds! Des is always up for playing music, adventuring, sports, deep conversations, board games, and anything involving food. Go Birds! firstname.lastname@example.org
Hannah is a Pennsylvania native who had done life in Virginia for nine years before God called her and her husband Tim to be part of a church planting team headed for Philly. Hannah loves doing discipleship through her church plant Bedrock and the Cru movement, both of which are like being part of a big family. In Hannah’s world there is always a home improvement to do, a board game to play and a classic film to be watched.
This is Amy’s first year Philly Cru. She made her way across the state, growing up in Pittsburgh and graduating from Penn State University before heading to Philly. Her heart for ministry toward women has grown over the years, stemming from other women pouring into her own life. She loves all things sports, running, and watching rerun episodes of Gilmore Girls.
Andy and Crystal Young
Andy and Crystal have been on staff with Cru since 2006 and have led Cru’s campus ministry in Philadelphia since 2009. Andy grew up in Pennsylvania and Crystal in Texas, but they met at a Cru meeting as undergrads at Penn State University. Andy serves as the City Director for the Philadelphia metro region which includes 37 campuses within 15 miles of center city. These campuses are home to nearly 300,000 undergrads, grad students, and faculty. Andy is ordained as an elder in the Presbyterian Church of America (PCA) and also serves as chaplain for the Philadelphia Union in Major League Soccer. Andy and Crystal have three children: Hudson (11), Avery (10), and Laurel (7), as well as a lovable Great Dane named Baron.