call him to find out...he's an enigma!
Geoffrey grew up in Springhill, Louisiana the oldest son in his family. An avid sports player, Geoffrey developed a passion for baseball. After graduating from High School Geoffrey found himself at the University of Arkansas Monticello. After three years there Geoffrey was signed by the Atlanta Braves and played two years in the minor league system with the likes of Chipper Jones. Geoffrey now lives in Minden, Louisiana and owns Elite Baseball/Softball Academy sharing his wisdom and passion of Baseball and Softball to young players.
Chase's dad. In the photo, Chase (left), Ernie Emerson (right).
Many moons ago - before the invention of Ritalin or the Internet - a young, broke college student named Roberto Antonio Smiley signed up for a stand-up competition at his Student Union Building. The prize money was $500, which was nearly 5 months rent for the "efficiency" closet Smiley was living in at the time. Though he had never stepped on a stage, and the only prior laughs he had gotten were due to his colossal leprechaun ears, he went for the gold. When he arrived, his only competition was a grown man wearing an oversized sombrero with no act... so... he won the money and the tender hearts of his fellow students. The rest is history.
Since that incredibly average performance, Roberto shortened his name to "Bob" and started a caffeine-induced tour spreading laughter and gaiety to the masses. As a novice jokester, Smiley honed his talents as the merch-managing MC for bands like Newsboys, Third Day, and Mercy Me. This exposure, along with the fact that his act had the word "booger" in it three times, led to a swarm of goatee'd youth leaders begging Smiley to come entertain their sugar-high kid herds. He was forced to match their manic energy and soon developed a machine gun approach to comedy. Sixteen years later, Bob is now one of the nation's most in-demand and hilarious clean comedians. And he absolutely loves his job, no matter how many times his father challenges its legitimacy as a career choice.
Glen is a Maritime Missionary to Oceanic Asia, sailing the vessel RIM Nativa from the Port of Davao City, Philippines. With a view toward serving people in far flung and difficult places to reach across the worldâ€™s oceans, Glen's ministry, REMOTE ISLAND MINISTRIES and its flag ship, MSV RIM Nativa are fully engaged in sailing the waters of the Equatorial Western Pacific Ocean. Having a history of maritime work spreading over the past decade and with a wide horizon stretching before us, Glen eagerly embraces the challenge of not only crossing oceans but doing so that people may hear the Gospel of Jesus Christ and serve them on the front lines of humanitarian aid and relief.