Jason Resende is Brazilian, married to Fabiana Barrientos, a naturalized Chilean. They have two children, Karine and Walter Hernan.
The Resendes live in Uberlandia, Brazil, where Jason serves as DJJ’s Latin America Zone Representative.
Jason’s prior experience brings many skills to his role:
- He is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, and English.
- Jason graduated in Accounting and postgraduate in Controllership, Finance, and Administrative Health Support. He has been called a “bookman” since he has worked with bookkeeping in the Brazilian army, church, and professional accounting.
- He was an officer in the Brazilian Army, where he gained experience working with large groups.
- He is a Pastor in the "Sal da Terra" ministry where he works with missionary travel planning and helps in a congregation called "Parque do Sabiá.
Jason enjoys working with relationships: learning and teaching, helping and being helped, making contacts and sharing them with others... and all the time remembering that "for by grace we have been saved through faith, and that not of ourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, that no one would boast. For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared before that we would walk in them." (Ephesians 2:8-10)