Mario Hadley encountered Jesus in a powerful way at a youth group service when he was 16. He realized that Jesus had been with him his whole life even though he didn’t grow up in church. Mario has experience as a volunteer youth leader for two summers at River Valley Church along with lots ministry experience with college students at Bethel University. His hobbies include Jiu Jitsu, hockey, fishing, and playing guitar. His heart is to build a strong and uplifting community with student while having fun! Serving Jesus is so joyful and exciting, especially when we do it together! Mario married his college crush, Julia, in 2023.