Hello UUFCM, my name is Jakobe Neal, and I am the incoming Director of Religious Education at this fellowship. My pronouns are he/him/his, and I identify as African-American. I am from Eastpointe, Michigan, in the metro Detroit area. Near my home town, I graduated from Fraser High School in 2020. In high school, I performed and took on leadership in Color Guard and was involved in the Future Teacher Program as a teacher’s assistant and student teacher. Currently, I attend Central Michigan University, studying Secondary Education in History, Social Studies, and Political Science, with a Minor in American Sign Language. I am incredibly humbled and excited to serve as Director of Religious Education for the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Michigan. If you need to contact me, I am best reached at 586.438.4008 or RE@uufcm.org.