Nashville Young Life

P.O. Box 120681
Nashville, TN ​ 37212
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Who We Are

at a Glance


Young Life begins in Nashville

In hopes that every kid of every ability and every color in Nashville would have the opportunity to meet Jesus and follow Him.


We go where kids are

We praying for young people and go where kids are. We build personal relationships with them on their turf. We win the right to be heard and provide experiences that are fun, adventurous and life-changing. We share our lives and the Good News of Jesus Christ with them. Then we Invite them to personally respond to this Good News and love them regardless of their response.


young people reached by Young Life staff and leaders locally

Whether it's in public schools or private schools Young Life staff are working with over 180 leaders, right in our own neighborhoods.

Two million


Since 1941, Young Life leaders have walked with kids and earned the right to be heard in an exhausting and exciting world. In 2018, 348,000 kids were involved every week all around the world.


Full Time

Caroline Hinton - Private School Staff Associate

Cristin Jones - Public School Staff Associate

Crosslin Archdeacon - Private Schools Staff Associate

David Ott - Metro Director

Holli Hennigan - Young Life College Area Director

Jalina Martinez - YoungLives​ Staff Associate

Josh Shipman - Public School Staff Associate

Kaitlyn Ousley - Capernaum Area Director

Katie Underwood - Associate Metro Director

Matt Cox - Public Schools Staff Associate

Reed McGee - Capernaum Staff Associate

Sam Sheeley - Young Life College Staff Associate

Sarah Mason - Public School Area Associate

Zack Zimmermann - Private School Staff Associate

Part Time

Cami Ott - Area Administrator

Dean Baughman - Young Life College

You Were Made for this

Your story matters, and it can make a difference beyond what you imagine.

Volunteer your time to work directly with young people.

Support the staff and leaders as part of the local adult committee.

Give resources to start or sustain the financial foundation at the local or national level.

The involvement of people like you is vital to healthy, sustainable, quality youth work in your area and across our nations.
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