Thursday, March 12, 2015

2015 Faculty Spotlight 1: Keynote Speaker Jesse Florea

Jesse Florea has worked at Focus on the Family for more than 20 years. For the past 17, he’s been the editor of Adventures in Odyssey Clubhouse magazine (for boys and girls ages 8 to 12) and is currently the editorial director for youth publications where he oversees Clubhouse and Clubhouse Jr. magazines. He co-hosts the biweekly “Official Adventures in Odyssey podcast” that often exceeds 1 million listeners. Additionally, Jesse has written or co-written more than a 20 books (including The Case for Christ for Kids: 90-Day Devotional, The One Year Father-Daughter Devotions, The One Year Devotions for Active Boys, The One Year Devos for Sports Fans, Linspired: The Jeremy Lin Story and Playing With Purpose Mariano Rivera). He earned bachelor and master’s degrees in communications from Wheaton College, Ill. He lives with his wife Stephanie in Colorado Springs and enjoys hanging out with his two adult children.

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