JEFF THOMPSON

Executive Director

   

Jeff is a 1988 graduate of Wheaton College who is married and the proud father of 5 children. Almost immediately following graduation, he started raising funds to be a missionary with Youth for Christ in Cleveland's inner city.  Ministry began in a church gymnasium on Cleveland's near west side to young teens. In 1989, he started building relationships with the faculty and student body of Lincoln West High School, Rhodes High School, John Marshall High School, and Max Hayes High School where he spent the next 15 years of ministry.  Campus Life (now City Life) expanded through teams of leaders that Jeff coached and in 2002 Jeff stepped into the Ministry Director Role In 2005 he transferred the leadership of the Lincoln West HS outreach to a former student of his named Jonny Fine (1990-92).  Jeff has been the Executive Director for Greater Cleveland YFC since November 2006.  He is passionate about the 'lost and least of these' kids coming to know Jesus as Lord and being plugged into a local church youth group and fellowship.