John Ferreira is a high school football coach at Crawford High School. He fell in love and married Michelle in May 2013. They moved into the Crawford area to see the lives of students and families transformed by the love and power of Jesus Christ. He is passionate about seeing men of God take the gifts and talents God has given them to see His kingdom advance in every sector of society. He loves physical fitness, sports, and the nations of this world. He has done missionary work in the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Thailand, and Ghana Africa. He studied and played football at Azusa Pacific University and went through a nine month discipleship training school called the School of Transformation through All Peoples Church. He is excited to work with Urban Youth Collaborative as it brings opportunity to reach coaches across San Diego and see the lives of students transformed.

JOHN FERREIRA, UYC DIRECTOR OF COACHES AND CHAPLAIN MINISTRIES, JOHN@UYC.ORG​

John Ferreira