JR serves as the youth pastor at Oasis.  He has a passion and a heart for youth today and strives to communicate and minister to them in this important stage of their lives.



Summary of Your Family:  

Grew up here in Fort Worth and my family all lives close by to each other.  


Dream Vacation: 

A thrip to New Zealand and staying in a Hobbit hole is my dream getaway. 


Regular Order at Starbucks:  

Vanilla Chai Tea 


Favorite Movies:  

Star Wars & Lord of the Rings


Things That Fascinate Me:

I am so fascinated by what God does all around us….. a sunset still makes me drop my mouth in awe. 


People I Would Like To Meet:  C.S. Lewis & J.R.R. Tolkien 


One Thing That Most People Don’t Know About Me: 

I took years of Jazz, Tap & Ballet by Bruce Lea 


Been In Ministry Since: 



When And Where Did You Get Saved: 

I was saved at a young age… but then being a teenager happened. I didn’t give it all to God until I was 18 and it was the Summer of ‘91. I surrendered all to Him.


Favorite Singer:  

Bono - U2 is my all time favorite band 


Life Changing Moment: 

When God told me to move back to Texas from California. I knew I was hearing God… cuz I’d never think about moving back to Texas. But now… I can’t think of being anywhere else but Texas. 


Favorite Book:

The Chronicles of Narni


In My Spare Time… 

I enjoy gaming & spending time with family & friends 


Favorite Actor: 

Antony Hopkins 


Favorite Actress:  

Debra Winger


Least Favorite Food: 



What Makes You Laugh: 

My friends 


Life Motto:  

The darker the night, the brighter my light


Favorite Scripture: 

“As a face is reflected in water, so the heart reflects the real person.”

‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭27:19‬ ‭NLT‬‬


Hidden Talent: 

I can make the sound of a water sprinkler with my nose.