C.J. Francis

C.J. Francis

CJ spent all of his life in South Florida before moving to Irvine in 2016. He worked five years in the IT field as a software engineer, specializing in web development. He is currently working full-time toward his M. Div at Westminster Seminary California in Escondido, where he and his family are living on-campus. CJ and his wife Angel serve as the youth directors to New Life’s 6th to 12th-grade students. They have two adorable and lively daughters, Lily and Lyric. CJ loves practicing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and has spent some time teaching kids Jiu Jitsu classes at local gyms. He is grateful and thrilled to be teaching the Gospel to the students of New Life, showing them how the immeasurable love and unmatched kingship of Jesus are paramount to every part of their lives.

Associate Pastor
Louis Surprenant
Lead Pastor
Jeff Suhr