Nick Loveberry

Nick is the Executive Director of Real Life at Ferris State University.  He has been with Real Life since 2016. He loves being a dad and discipling men to help them go deep in Christ. He also enjoys apologetics, theology and rock climbing. 

Kayla Loveberry

Kayla has been working with Real Life since 2012. Kayla loves to have students over and influence them for Christ. She enjoys hanging out with friends, international students and spending time with her family. She keeps busy with her daughter’s Aliyah and Anaiya when she’s ministering to students.


Chris is a graduate of Ferris State University.  In his free time he enjoys exploring everything and anything, taking pictures of everything and anything, playing guitar, and reading. His heart is to build-up and send-out well-equipped men, capable of pouring into the lives of others.


Alysha attended Ferris for a couple years before graduating from Oakland University in 2020. She enjoys hiking with her husband, reading, and trying all of the local coffee shops. Her desire is to be able to walk along-side college women and speak truth into their lives.


Berny has been in campus ministry for 26 years.  Her gift of mercy is a huge asset on our team! She loves discipling women and helping them grow in Christ.  She enjoys hiking, biking and quilting.  She is also a Certified Professional Life Coach, coaching women on the mission field.


As a former Real Life student, Jaxx is eager to share Christ with students from all sorts of spiritual backgrounds. He enjoys his time in the Word and unpacking the truth of the gospel with students. In his freetime, he likes to play basketball, listen to music, or spend time with family.


Olivia’s desire is to see young women come to know the Lord, to teach them to share their faith with others, and to advance God’s Kingdom at Ferris. In her freetime, Olivia enjoys hanging out with family and friends, going to the beach, coffee shops, and thrift stores. She is very excited about doing life with students and showing them how to multiply their lives for Christ!

Mariah Hertzler

Mariah graduated from Grace College in 2022 with an Educational Ministries degree and is excited to put her experience and training to practice discipling women at Ferris! She thrives on deep personal connections and pushing others to know Jesus in a richer way. In her free time, Mariah enjoys disc golfing, adventuring outside, and connecting with friends.