Jotham is originally from Kingsport, TN. He received his B.S. in Biology from Trevecca Nazarene University here in Nashville. After working for a couple years in his field, he and his wife moved to South Korea to teach English. He taught English in South Korea for a year before joining the U.S. Peace Corps as a Youth Development Specialist in Ukraine, where he served in a small school and local village non-profit for youth for two years, and acquired Ukrainian language proficiency. Upon returning to the U.S., he joined NICE as the Community Empowerment High School Coordinator where he works to implement programming for high school youth.
Community Empowerment High School Program Coordinator