BrownsAndrew and Jena Brown

Andrew has loved UVA since a very young age. His father, grandfather, and a few uncles and cousins are alums. As a child he followed UVA sports and listened to his Dad talk about how great the school was. While he didn’t attend UVA (he went to UMass-Amherst) he has always had a heart for it. Through a series of events, God gave Andrew a greater heart for UVA back in February 2012.
At that time he began to consider and pray about Directing Cru at UVA.

The Browns sensed that God was calling Andrew to accept the role of Staff Director at UVA and when they were offered the position in November 2012, they gladly accepted!

Jena and Andrew worked with Cru in Boston from 2008-2013 and directed ministries on two campuses as part of the Boston Metro Team.

Jena is a gifted actress and singer, a mom of 3 kids, and loves building into the lives of college students. She has a Masters in Musical Theater from The Boston Conservatory.

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We have more staff, but they are traveling over the summer of mission! Look for more about them to be added later in the summer.