Larkin Kern

Hello, I’m Larkin Kern, I’m a first year FOCUS missionary !

Where I serve

I’m serving at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville!!!

My Story

I’m a cradle Catholic who fell away from the church at a young age but in high school I felt a calling to look back into my faith as I felt that I was missing something in my life. It wasn’t until college that my brother introduced me to one of his friends that he met in college who became a FOCUS missionary and started serving on campus in my hometown. He invited me to our local Newman Center and walked with me as a friend and slowly helped me to not only learn about my faith but to understand who I was, and who God was to me. With his help and all the new friends that I made I was confirmed into the Catholic church in 2022 and I have been striving to go wherever God needs me to be.

Your Impact

With your support and partnership you can help me reach out to students on campus who are lost and looking for guidance just as I was. I know what it’s like to not know if there is something planned for you, but all it takes is just one person to invest in you and genuinely care about you to know that there is a plan for you to become great. With your help I want to find those students who are searching for God, and help them know that he cares about them.

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