arrod Bales, our Program Director, graduated from the University of Florida with a B.S. in Family, Youth, and Community Sciences and a Business Administration minor. While at the University of Florida, Jarrod was involved in Campus Crusade and was also a critical part of the 2006 Florida Gator National Championship Football Team. Since graduating from the University of Florida, Jarrod has worked as a contractor at a hospital and has been a high school teacher and coach. Jarrod first came to ERC in 2001 and worked on the summer staff in 2011 and 2012 before recently being promoted to Program Director in 2013. Jarrod has a passion for Jesus and His people, and he loves ministering to the youth through building relationships and preaching. In addition, Jarrod loves his family, football, and the Florida Gators.