Biblically Centered Education

Brenda Velasco
Director of Communications
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At Biola since:

September 2006

Describe your job:

Develop ideas for maintaining Biola’s public image through stories and relationships with the media, as well as, communicate to external and internal groups about what is happening at Biola.

Five most influential books, movies or songs:

  1. Invisible Man
  2. In Light of August
  3. The Firm
  4. As the Deer
  5. Devil Wears Prada

What inspires me?

Personal accounts from others that have struggled and overcome life’s challenges successfully inspires me.

The best thing about my job is:

the unpredictability of each day and the high intensity that occurs when crisis hits.

If I could be any place in the world right now, where would it be?


Most influential person in your life and why?

My mom

She taught me, through her life, to work hard and strive for your dreams because nothing comes to you for free.

If I could pick any actor to play me in the movie of my life, who would it be?

Jessica Alba

Personal Quote:

"It’s vital to know the conversation, participate in the conversation and inform others of your conversation - it is then that you’ll become an influencer."

Top Three Favorite Projects I’ve worked on at Biola:

  1. Centennial Book
  2. Ruby Slippers
  3. Centennial Gala

the team

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