Pastor J, a.k.a., Rev. Jarrod Pillsbury, had been a youth pastor since 1998 who ministered through building trust and relationships with teens and loving on them. He loved hanging out with teens, whether at their games or in his home.
He was relevant and up to times with the issues that students are facing today and was able to communicate that in a relevant and fresh way to teens.
Pastor J led numerous camps and retreats. He loved playing computer games and taking photography. He had the ability to quote movie lines at will.
He was married to his wife, Rachel, and had one son, Nikolas. He could usually be found with a Taco Bell taco in his hand.