Loading Preparing Cameras

Julian DeShazier

About

Julian DeShazier joined University Church as Senior Pastor in November 2010. He is a Chicago native, and a graduate of Morehouse College and the University of Chicago Divinity School. Prior to beginning here, Julian served as Teen Pastor at Covenant United Church of Christ, and has also worked extensively with the Coca-Cola Leadership Program and Fund for Theological Education.   Pastor Julian is also an award-winning hip hop musician and songwriter, known to many as “J.Kwest.” In 2015, he won an EMMY Award for his role in the short film, Strange Fruit. He has also been featured on FOX, CBS, and NPR; on the late Dr. Maya Angelou’s Sirius XM radio program; and on the cover of the Chicago Reader. In 2016, Julian began serving as the inaugural chair of the Community Advisory Council of the University of Chicago Medical Center, focused on optimizing population health outcomes on the Southside of Chicago. He is also the associate director of the Office of Field Studies and Experiential Education and a former adjunct professor at the University of Chicago Divinity School. Julian is a regular contributor to Sojourners, On Scripture, and Huffington Post publications. He and his wife, Mallorie, have two fierce daughters, Dania and Genevieve.Senior Pastor
Videos (1)
Julian DeShazier: Don’t Let The Anxiety Of Others Become Your Own
Company Spotlight in Tech
Innoplexus
videos (1)
Gunjan Bhardwaj
Scout Security, Inc.
videos (1)
AAron Dannenbring
Public Good Software, Inc.
videos (3)
Melissa Anderson
The LISA App, LLC
videos (1)
Robert Richmond
SoloInsight Inc.
videos (1)
Farhan Masood
MSDSonline
videos (1)
Glenn Trout
Strata Decision Technology
videos (1)
Dan Michelson
MVTRAC
videos (1)
Luke Smith
Aginity
videos (1)
Doug Grimsted
Techweek
videos (2)
Amanda Signorelli
Jobbatical
videos (1)
Karoli Hindriks
Clarity Insights
videos (1)
Tom Thimot
Reltio
videos (1)
Manish Sood
Codeverse
videos (1)
Katy Lynch
Snap36
videos (1)
Jeff Hunt
NowSecure
videos (1)
Andrew Hoog
Call One Inc.
videos (3)
Chris Surdenik
Tock
videos (1)
Nick Kokonas
Tanvas
videos (1)
Greg Topel
Pro Material Solutions
videos (1)
Jerry Freeman
Shiftgig
videos (3)
Eddie Lou
Active Graphics
videos (1)
Jeremy Hayes
ActiveCampaign
videos (1)
Jason VandeBoom
8th Light
videos (1)
Paul Pagel
Solstice Mobile
videos (1)
J Schwan
Gogo
videos (1)
Ash EIDifrawi
1871
videos (2)
Howard Tullman
ThinkCERCA
videos (1)
Eileen Murphy
Drivin
videos (1)
Kayne Grau
Multiple, Inc.
videos (1)
Dave Mason
Shift7 Digital
videos (1)
Andrew Walker
mLevel
videos (1)
Dave Cutler
Dolly
videos (1)
Mike Howell
Ora Interactive
videos (1)
Mike Kelly
SAP Fieldglass
videos (1)
Jai Shekhawat
HERE
videos (1)
AAron Dannenbring
DragonSpears
videos (1)
Patrick Emmons
Savoir
videos (1)
Shatabdi Basu
Liberty Advisor Group
videos (1)
Sara Fitzgerald
Trading Technologies
videos (1)
Rick Lane
SpringCM
videos (1)
Dan Dal Degan
Heidolph NA
videos (1)
Jim Dawson
Page Vault
videos (1)
Jeffrey Eschbach
eComfort.com
videos (1)
Pavel Sokolovsky
PeopleVine
videos (1)
Jordan Gilman
ObjectWave
videos (1)
Sam Cinquegrani
Forte Group
videos (1)
Steve Kreynin
TechNexus
videos (1)
Terry Howerton