Louie was born and raised in the city of Los Angeles and has since moved to Ontario, Calif. His family originates from Lima, Peru. As a child, he learned the value of education, teamwork and dedication. During his teenage years he became actively involved in student government and the Spanish and Christian Clubs. After graduating high school he worked with after school programs such as, THINK Together and the county of San Bernardino which serves students with special needs. In 2008, he joined Fortress Church in Ontario, Calif.
During this time he attended Azusa Pacific University. He was involved with the Center for Student Action, which partners with different ministries around the world. He joined two action teams to serve the people of Latin America. He went on multiple trips to Cuernavaca, Mexico and joined Young Life in Lima, Peru for a period of six weeks. Needless to say, his love for serving God and others grew.
In 2014, he completed his bachelor's degree in theology and decided to pursue a Master of Divinity at Azusa Pacific Seminary. Throughout this same time, he continued being involved with Fortress Church in Ontario, Calif. In 2016, he became an ordained minister through the Pentecostal Church of God and later that year became Co-Lead Pastor at Fortress Church.
It is evident that Louie’s experience in the church, professional history and education has shown his commitment to serving the community locally and globally. Louie is committed to providing excellent service, intentional coaching/advising and prayerful engagement with others.
As a student coach, Louie seeks to empower students to achieve success by giving them the necessary resources to navigate their journey from beginning to end. Whether a student seeks academic or financial aid resources, help to transfer credits, understanding Biola Canvas or simply prayer, Louie will be able to serve them.
Interests: theology, traveling, movies (drama/thriller), food
Fun Fact: Louie enjoys singing
Languages: English and Spanish