Jerry received both his Master's degree (1983) and a Doctor of Ministry degree (1993) from Southern Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. A native of Virginia, his undergraduate work was done at Bluefield College and Old Dominion University. Before coming to Georgia Southern in 1995 as the Senior Campus Minister for the BSU, he served for 11 years as the campus minister at Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia. He's happily married to Leslie, a Speech Therapist. They have one son, Daniel, a graduate of UGA who currently serves as the Associate Campus Minister at the Ole Miss BSU in Oxford, Mississippi. Daniel is married to Sarah Wiseman Johnson, one of Jerry's former students and also a graduate of UGA, now working as a senior Pharmacist in the Oxford area.
Contact Jerry: email@example.com or 912-682-5717
Tommy Fountain, Jr. joined the staff of the BCM at UGA in March, 2020. Prior to this, Tommy served as the Student and Collegiate Minister at Beech Haven Baptist since July of 2014. Tommy attended Shorter University on a baseball scholarship, before earning a Bachelor of Health and Physical Education from Columbus State University. Tommy earned a Master's Degree in education from Troy University and has a Masters of Theological Studies from Southwestern Seminary.
Before serving full time at Beech Haven, Tommy spent 14 years in Bi-vocational Ministry, 11 1/2 of which included working full time as a HS teacher and baseball coach. Tommy is married to Mallory, a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurse at Gwinnett Medical Center. Tommy and Mallory have 4 children: Madison, Brady, Cooper and Reese. His hobbies include all things related to sports and political science.
Contact Tommy: firstname.lastname@example.org or 770-530-8975
Katie graduated from Georgia Southern University. She has a heart for college students and college ministry, specifically with international students. She lives a missional life, challenging others to step out of their comfort zone and love others well.
Caroline graduated from Georgia College and State University. She is a learner and constant encouragement to those around. She is passionate about the Lord but has a special passion for BCM and ministry.