MEET OUR TEAM

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Nick
Loveberry

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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

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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 and  students, as well as spending time with her family. She keeps busy with her daughter’s, Aliyah and Anaiya wihle ministering to students.

Chris
Poiner

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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
Poiner

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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.

Olivia
Brower

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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, and going to coffee shops and thrift stores. She is eager to do life with students and show them how to multiply their lives for Christ!

Mariah
Hertzler

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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. 

Jaxx
Miller

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As a former Ferris student involved with Real Life, 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, Jaxx loves playing basketball, reading a good book, and spending quality time with friends and family.