A native of Fort Pierce, FL, Terrance is a first-year Master of Divinity student at Yale Divinity School in partnership with Yale’s Institute of Sacred Music. He was ordained as an Elder in the Church of God in Christ in 2016, despite giving his first sermon at the age of eight, following in the footsteps of his grandpa and father. He currently works as an associate with the Office of Institutional Equity, Accessibility, and Belonging at Yale University and a Publications Assistant at Yale’s Institute of Sacred Music. Terrance also serves on the Student Government at Yale Divinity School and the Student Life Committee at the Institute of Sacred Music. Terrance is a graduate of Morehouse College where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. Most recently, Terrance earned his Master of Arts degree in Higher Education with an emphasis in diversity and social justice at the University of Michigan. His interests lie at the intersections of sociology, education, and theology through the lenses of queer and disability studies. He is a Gates Millennium, Horatio Alger Scholar, and now, a Raymond Preaching Fellow. Terrance has held internships with Breakthrough Collaborative, the Southern Education Foundation, Ross School of Business, and the Center for Engineering Diversity and Outreach at the University of Michigan’s College of Engineering. Terrance attributes his success to his parents, hometown, and faith in God.