Shelley Yonemura


Shelley Yonemura
Director of the Inclusion and Student Leadership Programs

Hometown & State
Originally from Redmond, WA

Student Affiliation Group
Student Life, ethnic clubs – Black Student Union and Alliance (BSUA), Latino Heritage Club (LHC), Hawai'i Club, Voices of Praise (VOP) Gospel Choir

Years worked at GFU
Since 2008

Favorite Memory Here at Fox
As an undergrad, I was involved in many activities but the most memorable times were getting to know others from all walks of life and deepening my walk with Christ.  Sometimes it involved crazy late nighters, dancing in the aisles of Bauman, Bible studies, or simply serving together. 

Favorite place to hang out in Portland/Newberg
Anywhere new! 

My family likes the month of August.  My Dad and Mom were married in August.  My older sister was born in August a year before me.  My b-day is six days after my sister’s. 

Hobbies or other interesting facts
I’d love to travel to every country before I die (is that possible?) So far, I’ve explored 10 of them.  I’ve survived skydiving from 13,000 feet and I’d do it again.  I love adventure — whether that’s trying a new restaurant, organizing a fun night, or meeting new people.

Typical Coffee Cottage drink
Grande soy hazelnut one shot latte. 

Favorite Scripture Verse
Now to Him who does exceeding abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us. -Ephesians 3:20

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