Caylee Carter

Hometown: Knoxville, TN
Alma Mater: Johnson University
Major: Biblical Studies & Theology, Sport Management
Employer: First Baptist Concord
Past Activities: Johnson University Women's Basketball, YoungLife
Interests: Competitive Waterskier, outdoor adventures, being with people
Why Knoxville Fellows: A deep desire "to just keep getting better." I want to be the best I can at loving my God and the people He made. I want to grow through community and discipleship. 


Beka Saylor

Hometown: Knoxville, TN
Alma Mater: Covenant College
Major: Economics, Community Development
Employer: Guidance Advisors, Inc.
Past Activities: Triathlon Club, Omicron Delta Epsilon
Interests:  Friends, spikeball, Africa
Why Knoxville Fellows: To be in community with other believers as we struggle with what it means to live out the gospel in a broken world. 


Will Perry

Hometown: Collierville, TN
Alma Mater: UT-Knoxville
Major: Finance/Economics
Employer: Clayton Bank & Trust
Past Activities: YoungLife Capernaum
Interests: Playing music, golf, skiing, reading
Why Knoxville Fellows? To have a year in Knoxville with a community of Christians walking through a similar stage of life. 


Elisha Smith

Hometown: Chattanooga, TN
Alma Mater: UT-Chattanooga
Major: Civil Engineering
Employer: Strata Environmental
Past Activities: Cru High School Ministry
Interests:  Good stories, good music, good coffee, bad jokes
Why Knoxville Fellows? I am excited about the idea of living in authentic community with fellow believers while learning how I can use my gifts and passions to further God's kingdom.


Brittany Pettengill

Hometown: Apex, NC
Alma Mater: Appalachian State University
Major: International Political Science
Employer: KARM
Past Activities: YoungLife, CollegeLife
Interests: Painting, guitar, friends, exercise
Why Knoxville Fellows? When the door was opened, I just knew the Lord was calling me here.


Olivia Howard

Hometown: Franklin, TN
Alma Mater: UT-Knoxville
Major: Public Relations
Employer: Leadership Knoxville
Past Activities: Tri Delta Sorority, UT All Campus Events, PRSSA, The Cross, Emerald Youth volunteer
Interests: Hiking, traveling, kayaking, photography, THE VOLS, family & friends
Why Knoxville Fellows? To grow personally, socially, and professionally while learning to keep my faith first in all aspects of my life. 


Nathan Hodge

Hometown: Jefferson City, TN
Alma Mater: Carson-Newman University
Major: Accounting
Employer: Jessup & Associates
Past Activities: Carson-Newman Men's Golf Team, Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Interests: Golfing, water sports, snowboarding, hiking
Why Knoxville Fellows? To transition from college and remain in community with fellow Christians while beginning our first year of work. 


Chandler Hale

Hometown: Knoxville, TN
Alma Mater: Auburn University
Major: Supply Chain Management
Employer: Short Bark Industries 
Past Activities: Beta Theta Pi, Best Buddies, Intramural Sports
Interests: Music, food, athletics, travel, outdoors, being with friends
Why Knoxville Fellows? To find out more about my interests within the business world before starting my career while also bettering my lifestyle and surrounding myself with people that will have a positive impact on my life. 


Olivia Loveless

Hometown: Birmingham, AL
Alma Mater: UT-Knoxville
Major: Accounting
Employer: Pershing Yoakley & Assoc.
Past Activities: Chi Omega, Beta Alpha Psi Accounting Society, Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity, volunteer tutoring
Interests: Travel, running, the outdoors, Spanish, spending time with my family & friends
Why Knoxville Fellows? To grow spiritually with a group of believers my age who seek to serve those around them while seeking to find the Lord's calling for my career and life. 


Kalyn Sisco

Hometown: Asheboro, NC
Alma Mater: Appalachian State University
Major: Electronic Media/Broadcasting
Employer: EventBooking
Past Activities: RUF, Appalachian Student Ambassadors, 90.5 WASU-FM Campus Radio Station
Interests: Running, reading, singing, anything outdoors, anything competitive, Spanish, and spending time with the people I love!
Why Knoxville Fellows? I wanted to better explore how the Lord intersects the passions He has placed in me with the real world, and how He can use them in whatever way He sees fit. I wanted to learn more about using my gifts and abilities practically as an offering to Him and to others. I also knew such an experience would result in unforgettable memories, intense fellowship, and a deeper look into the heart of Jesus. 


Wesley Wilson

Hometown: Mufreesboro, TN
Alma Mater: UT - Knoxville
Major: History & Hispanic Studies
Employer: H.T. Hackney
Past Activities: Beta Upsilon Chi, YoungLife, Big Brother Big Sisters
Interests: Traveling, hiking/camping, learning new skills, bicycles, local business, quality friendships
Why Knoxville Fellows? To explore a new career path in business, forge great friendships, and engage with the Knoxville community in a deeper way than I ever had before. 


Corey Belden

Hometown: Boone, NC
Alma Mater: Appalachian State University
Major: Business Management
Employer: Honors Real Estate Services
Past Activities: Walker Fellows, Wine to Water, Peer Mentor Program
Interests: Wake-boarding, snowboarding, fly fishing, golfing & hiking
Why Knoxville Fellows? I desire the opportunity to grow and develop as a spiritual professional leader in the city of Knoxville with 13 other Fellows in constant pursuit of living out God's calling for our lives. 


Kathryn Jordan

Hometown: Knoxville, TN
Alma Mater: UT - Knoxville
Major: Human Resource Management
Employer: Pershing Yoakley & Assoc.
Past Activities: Cru, Friends of Literacy, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Antioch Church
Interests: Hiking, camping, climbing, learning guitar, learning new cultures, spending time with friends
Why Knoxville Fellows? I am excited for the opportunity to pursue a career, our city, and the Lord with a group of Christian individuals.


Charlie Lewis

Hometown: Apex, NC
Alma Mater: Appalachian State University
Major: Marketing & Supply Chain
Employer: EventBooking
Past Activities: YoungLife, AppState Athletics, Honors College
Interests: F3, competitive mile running, part-time nutritionist, underwater kite flying
Why Knoxville Fellows? I desired to be in a real world environment which allowed me the grace to develop what it looks like to be a follower of Christ. I wanted to be surrounded by people who challenged me spiritually while also loving the adventure of life.