Meet the Staff

IMG_1119Jeff Highfield

Jeff Highfield leads Cru at Virginia Tech. He has worked with Cru for 16 years and has been at VT for 7 years. With his wife they have 5 wonderful children.  His favorite thing to do is to go on dates with his wife and have family nights.

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Bryan and Erin Worrall

Bryan graduated from Virginia Tech in ’09 and Erin is new to the Hokie family. She is a former Michigan State Spartan. They both spent time overseas after college and then got married in October 2010. They are excited to be at VT and to help students know Christ and grow in their relationships with God. Bryan loves playing sports and Hokie football and Erin enjoys cooking, crafts and quality girl time.



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Jerry and KatherineJerry and Katherine Riendeau

Jerry and Katherine graduated from Virginia Tech in 2009. Since graduating, Jerry has been serving on staff with Cru in Orlando Florida and Katherine has been working in finance in Washington, DC. Jerry and Katherine were married in the summer of 2013 and decided to return to Virginia Tech as campus staff with Cru. Jerry and Katherine are passionate about students coming to know Christ and being equipped to live out their faith after graduation through the local church. Both are avid Virginia Tech and DC area sports fans.


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Trey Moore

Trey graduated from Virginia Tech in 2013 with his degree in engineering science and mechanics. While he grew up elsewhere in southwest Virginia, he has now found his true home in Blacksburg, Virginia and is looking forward to helping students find deep Christian community and grow in their love of Jesus. Trey is an avid golfer and banjoist. He also enjoys hiking in the New River Valley and reading a good story.

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KellyStaffPicKelly Hard

Kelly graduated this past spring from Virginia Tech with a degree in Human Development and a minor in Psychology. She is very excited to have an additional year at VT to share Jesus with students, and challenge students in their faith. Kelly enjoys dance parties, hanging out with friends, being outside, playing sports, movie nights, road trips, coffee, and cheering on her Hokies!

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JamesFaceJames Crouse

James is a part-time staff, part-time student here at Virginia Tech. He will graduate in December 2014 with a degree in Business Information Technology and in Business Management. Though a native of Virginia Beach, James grew up in Australia and in Sammamish, WA. He has been involved with Cru at VT as a student and is now pumped to continue to get to see God change lives as a staff member. James loves to play basketball, jam on the guitar, and bump Christian rap whenever possible.

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