Biography

Rubèn Rodríguez was born in Nampa, Idaho and spent his youth and adolescence moving from place to place around the United States.  He attended Grace University in Omaha, NE where he gained his Bachelors degree with a major in General Studies and a Minor in Biblical Studies. While at Grace, Ruben also played left back for the Grace University Royals soccer team.  He played for three years, earning an Outstanding Sportsmanship Award.  After college, he went on to the Act One School of Writing in Malibu, California to achieve a certification in screenwriting.

Rubèn serves as chaplain to the Colorado Rapids Development Academy.

Rubèn has worked in youth ministry for 10 years, most recently at Cherry Creek Presbyterian Church from 2013-2018.  He is now a Parish Pastor with The Sacred Grace – East Colfax.  He lives in Littleton with his wife Kayla and daughter Primrose.

Ruben is passionate about good stories, film, and food. His favorite teams are Manchester United and Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Education

BA, Grace University, Omaha, NE

Studied Biblical Studies and Counseling at Denver Seminary

Additional Certifications and Training

Screenwriting Certification

Fluent in Spanish and English

Personal Contact Information

ruben@soccerchaplainsunited.org