Welcome to RUF at Boise State! We are a Christian ministry that exists to put God’s love on display. RUF is a community where you can deepen your faith, find genuine friendship, and serve others.
So, wherever you’re coming from, come check us out, and join us as we seek to love God, love each other, and love Boise State!
Jay is a North Carolina native. He grew up in the eastern part of the state and went to college at Gardner-Webb University in the foothills. He met his wife while working at a summer camp and they were married in 2006. Jay and Bet moved to Charlotte, NC where he studied at Reformed Theological Seminary and interned at Uptown Church. After finishing seminary in 2010, Jay and Bet moved to Raleigh to help plant Midtown Community Church. After 5 wonderful years in Raleigh, Jay, Bet and their girls moved to Wilmington, NC where is started up a new RUF chapter at UNCW. After 4 years of serving in Wilmington, he was called to serve as the RUF campus minister here at Boise State! He can't wait to meet you! Jay enjoys coffee, modern architecture, cooking, flip flops and wearing t-shirts whenever possible. Jay and Bet have three little girls (Laine, Remy and Breck) and puppy named Lucy.
Alex grew up in Lookout Mountain Georgia and graduated from the University of Georgia in 2014. She was placed as and intern at Boise State and loved it so much that she is staying on as Staff! You can find her hiking in the Boise foothills, playing spikeball in the parks, or eating at one of the fun restaurants in the city.
Caleb Walin grew up near Seattle, Washington where he learned to enjoy skiing, mountain biking, backpacking, and fishing. Caleb recently graduated from Boise State University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. His wife, Jillian, is finishing her Engineering degree at BSU this fall. After serving on the leadership team, Caleb is excited to be working full time with RUF.