Jacksonville State University
Join us every Wednesday at 7PM in Rowe Hall
RUF JSU is a college ministry of the Presbyterian Church in America dedicated to the cultivation of a Christ-centered community on the campus. We endeavor to be a ministry where you can find good community, ask good questions, and hear good news.
Meet Our Team
Daniel was born and raised in Troy, Alabama. He attended Troy University where he studied Spanish and met his wife, Courtney. They married in 2009 and moved to Birmingham where Daniel earned a Master of Divinity from Beeson Divinity School in 2014. Following this, he began serving as the assistant pastor at Grace Presbyterian Church in Fort Payne, Alabama mainly working with middle school and high school students. Daniel and Courtney have 4 children: Naomi (2013), twins Rebekah and Cole (2016), and Sam (2020)--plus Jack the Dog. The Hightowers are excited to be ministering to the Jacksonville State students. Go Gamecocks!