Staff Spotlight

Get to know our First Explorers staff with "Staff Spotlight!" Every week, we will highlight a 1E staff member so that everyone can get to know our team a little bit better.

Meet Jose Martinez!

Jose works on our 1st Explorers Ministry Staff in our After School Ministry.

Where are you from? I was born in the Dominican Republic, and moved to Statesville, NC when I was 10.
If you are in school, what year are you in and what is your major? I am a sophomore/Junior and I am majoring in Engineering of Technology. 
When you were in Kindergarten, what did you want to be when you grew up? An architect
Now, today, what kind of a career do you want to have? Either designing or testing products for companies. 
Favorite Bible verse or story (and why?): Nehemiah 4: The Wall Defended Against Enemies.
Trust in God to help you. If you let him, he will help you make your weaknesses your strengths and your strengths become even stronger.   
"I spend a lot of my free time doing...": Crossfit and learning new things.
"One thing I love about living in Western North Carolina is...": the Mountains and the fresh air. 
"One thing I want to do before graduating is...": Hike 365 miles.