Kendall Jeske

Director of Congregational Engagement

Kendall Jeske
  • Professional
  • Biography


  • M.A., Children, Youth and Family Ministry, Luther Seminary, 2011
  • B.A., Religion, Pacific Lutheran University, 2008


Kendall works as the Director of Congregational Engagement within the Office of University Relations as a connection point for PLU and our partner congregations within Region 1 of the ELCA and its six Synods, as well as with congregations of all styles and traditions in the Seattle/Tacoma metro area.


Kendall started in his current role as the Director of Congregational Engagement at PLU in February 2019. After graduating PLU in 2008, Kendall spent time in congregational ministry within the ELCA in Minnesota, California, and Oregon before returning to the Pacific Northwest. He is excited to partner the values and traditions of PLU with those of faith communities throughout the region.