Juanita moved here to the Central Coast in Aug. of 2006 from Seattle, WA
with her husband Mike and two boys, Jared and Jordan.
She received her BA in Christian Education/Early Childhood Education in 1994
from Lincoln Christian University and has been working in childcare for over
In her spare time she likes to hike, spend time reading and watch both boys play baseball.
Aleesha has been an educator for over twenty years. She first began her education in child development at College of the Sequoias in Visalia California. She taught preschool for three years before having her own two children.
In two thousand and ten her family moved to the Central Coast to work with Ywam Pismo. The Klomp Family lead Discipleship schools and students into cross cultural ministry for over six years. During their time as missionaries in China, Aleesha began to work with human trafficking victims through an organization called Starfish Project.
While working in Ywam Pismo she also partnered with another human trafficking ministry out of Bakersfield California called Magdalene Hope. After stepping out of Ywam, Aleesha and her husband pioneered an online ministry reaching out to trafficking victims along the central coast. They continued this ministry for over two years.
Aleesha, her husband Mike, sixteen year old daughter Jocelynn and thirteen year old son Gryphon have attended New Life Pismo Church for over two years. She is excited to become staff and teach preschoolers again. Her favorite Bible verse is found in John fifteen thirteen. It says "Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends."