Year Joined MKLM: 2021
Ministry: Jaclyn is currently preparing for her ministry by learning Kiswahili in Mwanza.
Personal Data: Jaclyn grew up in Tacoma and earned a B.A. in history from Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington, where she ran cross country and track. She has studied abroad in New Zealand, Tanzania and Rome and has a special fondness for Tanzania, therefore. Jaclyn is a convert to Catholicism. After college, she served in AmeriCorps with the Campus Kitchens Project at Gonzaga University and with the Norbertine Volunteer Community in Green Bay, Wisconsin (serving at St. Willebrord Parish). She has worked with community gardens, an experience which made her very interested in sustainability and environmental issues. She worked the last few years at FedEx Ground as an operations administrator. Her interests include reading, movies, hiking, sports, board games and all things Star Trek and Lord of the Rings.