“An international hip-hop artist and keynote presenter, Jacob DeRusha has been making music for over ten years. Originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico his faith was nurtured early on at St. Pius X Catholic High School. He eventually found a passion for youth music ministry after performing at a church in London. The 23-year-old DeRusha is a graduate of Loyola University New Orleans and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree at Boston College for Theology and Ministry. His goal is to, through hip-hop music, bring people together in hope based on the teachings of Jesus Christ.”