Wade graduated from Trevecca Nazarene University and Vanderbilt School of Divinity. Previously, he was a consultant to Boston Children’s Hospital and worked for the National Health Care for the Homeless Council.
Languages: English, struggling French
Adrienne S. Kittos
Adrienne received her B.A. in English from Vanderbilt University in 2006, and her law degree from Vanderbilt University Law School in 2009. Adrienne has worked on behalf of clients at the Tennessee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence Immigrant Legal Clinic and Rose Immigration Law Firm in Nashville, Tennessee.
Languages: English, struggling Spanish
Bethany is a graduate of Rhodes College and Tulane University School of Law. Bethany has practiced law in New Orleans, Baltimore and Nashville. Her volunteer experience includes work with Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition, Court Appointed Special Advocates, Nashville Bar Association Pro Bono Program and Nashville Public Library.
Languages: English, Spanish
Alvaro Manrique Barrenechea
A native of Peru, Alvaro maintains his citizenship but is a Lawful Permanent Resident of the United States. He attended Universidad de Lima, and then went on to become an attorney in Peru where he worked for the Lima Chamber of Commerce. He is the dean of the Tennessee Justice for Our Neighbors languages institute.
Languages: English, Spanish, Russian, German
University of Memphis Law Intern
“It has been a true joy to have had the opportunity to serve as a legal intern with JFON this summer. I couldn’t have asked for a more wonderful group of coworkers and clients to spend the last nine weeks with and am so thankful to have been able to continue serving the immigrant community of Tennessee with such an incredible organization. ” -Shelley Ramsey
“My time at JFON gave me the passion I was looking for to pursue my dream as an attorney. JFON allowed me to witness the struggles the immigrant community has and the help that is needed. I also had the chance to eat Peruvian chocolate! -Jhoselin Revolorio
Social Justice Intern
“Working at TNJFON has given me a real world look at what Tennessee’s immigrant population and their struggles look like. What was an interest before has now become my passion. Plus I got to eat lots of kronuts.” -Emily McAndrew