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James A.P. Fields Jr.

Christian Union Director of Undergraduate Ministry at Princeton

JamesJames was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. James earned a BS in Health Administration and an MPA in Public Administration from Central Michigan University (CMU). As an undergraduate, James voluntarily lead and founded a campus ministry on the campus of CMU; furthermore, James worked under the leadership of Governor Jennifer Granholm, the former Governor of Michigan in Faith Based & Community Initiatives. 

After completing his degree from CMU, he obtained his MDiv from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (SBTS) in Louisville, Kentucky. During his seminary years, James served as the Martin Luther King Jr. Fellow at SBTS, was ordained and served on staff at St. Paul at Shively Heights, under the leadership of Dr. Lincoln Bingham, who lead the successful merger of a historical African American church with a historically white congregation for the gospel to flourish in our local community. 

After seminary James served at Montrose Baptist Church in Rockville, Maryland, as an Associate Pastor and Dean of Students at Montrose Christian School. Most recently he serves as an Elder in his local church and serves as a Commissioner of the Civil Rights Commission for the town of Princeton, New Jersey.

In addition to various pastoral and educational leadership roles, James is an avid reader, sports fan, and enjoys playing as well as coaching basketball. James is married to his college sweetheart and best friend, they have three children. Together they enjoy opening their lives to others and being involved in their local community.




Jayne Babij

Christian Union Ministry Fellow at Princeton

Jane BabijJayne attended Rutgers University and earned a BA in psychology and The Masters University earning a Masters of Arts in counseling. She has worked as a teacher, school counselor, principal and biblical counselor. However, her real passion lies in the area of counseling. In her spare time Jayne loves to travel and cook and enjoys drinking coffee and tea while reading a good book.

Jayne and her husband Joe have four children.


Cam Garven

Christian Union Ministry Fellow at Princeton

CamGarven2019Cam was born and raise outside of Niagara Falls, New York. Cam most recently taught at Cairn University School of Divinity and was on the Pastoral staff of Living Hope in Langhorne, Pennsylvania.

He is a graduate of Cairn University with a bachelor’s degree in Biblical studies and pastoral ministries, and he holds a masters in Christian Education from Dallas Theological Seminary. He also has a doctorate in leadership and spiritual formation from George Fox University, Portland Oregon. He is ordained in the Evangelical Free Church.

Cam has served with Corporate Chaplains of America and taught Bible at Plumstead Christian School.

He was also on staff with Riverstone Church in Yardley, Pennsylvania for 24 years and has served on over 40 short-term missions trips in 5 continents. He has served on two camp boards, Sandy Cove and Camp Orchard Hill. Cam has taught at Uganda Christina University, Ravencrest Torchbearers Centre in Colorado, ALARM’s pastor’s conference in Rwanda and Word of Life Bible Insitute in Hungary. He hopes to train, coach and mentor students in servant living and leadership.

He is a husband and father of four grown children and lives with his wife, Mary in Newtown, Pennsylvania.


Qwynn Gross

Christian Union Ministry Fellow at Princeton

D. Qwynn Gross began a vibrant relationship with God after a missionary trip to Toluca, Mexico, in 1986. She has worked in various administrative ministerial roles and has provided leadership to several areas of ministry including worship, small groups, and intercessory prayer. Qwynn is the co-founder of Hope Cathedral in Jackson, New Jersey.

She is known as an inspiring and practical teacher and has created several resources as well as authored books on spiritual devotion: A Pattern for Prayer, A Guide to Consecrated Living, and Teach Me To Pray. She is a conference host and a sought-after speaker at women's conferences, workshops and retreats. A graduate of Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina, Qwynn is married to Trevón, the lead pastor of Hope Cathedral. The two have three children: Trevón, Jr., Dianna, and Sarah.


Carola Hernandez-Cappas

Christian Union Ministry Fellow at Princeton

Carola Hernandez HerreraCarola graduated from Princeton University in 2011 with a BA in ecology and evolutionary biology. It was at Princeton that her relationship with Jesus Christ began. When she graduated, Carola served as an intern for the Christian Union ministry at Princeton before taking a position with The Grace & Mercy Foundation, a private family foundation, in New York City. She spent an interlude as a volleyball coach before going to the University of Oxford, where she studied theology for two years. Carola played for the varsity volleyball teams at Princeton and Oxford. She enjoys baking bread, getting lost on long walks (but not too lost), and calligraphy.



Christopher Heslep

Christian Union Ministry Fellow at Princeton

Christopher HeslepChristopher was born and raised in West Virginia where he attended West Virginia University and earned his undergraduate degree in Psychology. Upon graduating, he moved to Denton, Texas, where he has primarily resided. During his time in Texas, Christopher met his wife Ashley and has been a math & science teacher, a high school principal, and a residence hall director for the University of North Texas. Christopher earned his Master of Theology with a focus in Pastoral Leadership from Dallas Theological Seminary and is currently working on his Doctorate of Educational Ministry from DTS as well. Christopher has also served a three-year stint as an associate pastor at the Grant Evangelical Free Church in Grant, Nebraska.

Christopher and Ashley have one child, their son Stedman Phineas, and two dogs.



Kori Porter

Christian Union Ministry Fellow at Princeton

kori-porter Kori was raised in Mississippi and graduated from the University of Mississippi. There she studied Public Policy, Sociology, and Religion to earn a BA in Liberal Studies. Kori is currently seeking an MA degree from Reformed Theological Seminary. She joined the faculty of Christian Union at Princeton in 2016 after serving two years as assistant campus ministry director at University Reformed Church.


Ryan Reed

Christian Union Teaching Fellow at Princeton

Ryan ReedRyan Reed was born in California. At the age of eleven, he moved with his family to Ottawa, Canada, where he lived until he moved to college. Ryan earned his BA in historical theology from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Illinois. After completing his degree at Moody, Ryan went on to obtain his Master of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. While in seminary, Ryan served on the staff of two churches—the Metropolitan Bible Church in Ottawa and Addison Street Community Church in Chicago.

Most recently, Ryan has completed his PhD in theology from the University of Toronto (Knox College). Ryan’s doctoral research focused on John Calvin’s theological ethics. While a doctoral student, Ryan was involved in helping two newly formed church plants. Ryan has also served as a professor for Moody Bible Institute.

In his free time, Ryan likes to spend time with his wife, Jenny, to read, to workout and run, and to play and watch sports. Ryan and Jenny have one child, Jonathan. 


Darren Saint-Ulysse

Christian Union Ministry Intern at Princeton

Darren Saint-Ulysse has spent all of his life in northern and central New Jersey. Born and raised in northern New Jersey, he graduated from Princeton University in 2015 with an AB in Sociology and has been on staff with Princeton Faith and Action ever since. He joined PFA in 2013, helping to play the piano at TruThursday, one of the ministry’s large group gatherings, where he met James Fields and joined his Bible Course. He has been privileged to work under James’ leadership ever since.

Additionally, he is anticipating receiving his M.Div in 2019 from Princeton Theological Seminary. He loves using music, whether in corporate worship or on the radio, as an avenue to share how good God is and to highlight God’s love for, and image within, all people from various races and cultures.


Katie M. Fields

Melrose Ministry Center Manager

Katie earned a BS with a double major in Health Promotion, Preventative Rehabilitation and Psychology.  Katie furthered her education at Bellarmine University and earned a specialty BHS in Cardiopulmonary Science. She worked with inpatient and outpatient hospitals as well as a being a member on the University of Louisville Pulmonary team for research and patient care.  

Katie has taken this season of life away from the health profession and currently devotes her time to the ministry of motherhood and campus ministry. Katie has discipled and lead Bible courses for young women on Princeton’s campus since 2013 and she joined the Princeton team in 2017 as the Melrose Ministry Center Manager. She enjoys reading, art and lively conversation. Katie has served the Lord in many capacities alongside her husband, James. Together they have three children.