Darren joined Effort in August 2019 as the Family Minister. An Army-brat who graduated high school in Germany made his way stateside to Florida where he accepted Christ while attending the local community college. Transferring to the University of Central Florida in the College of Education, he is an avid fan and proud alum. Go Knights!
Darren taught for 14 years – 3 years Elementary, 3 years High School, and the last 8 years teaching Middle School at FUMA, during that time felt called into full-time ministry and graduated from Liberty University in 2010 with a Master’s in Theological Studies.
Darren and his wife Amy married in June 2011 and have a son Wil. They enjoy going to the pool, beach, bike rides, aquariums, science museums, fishing, and rooting for UCF!