Caresse has served a Campus Missionary with Every Nation Campus since 2016. She first served as a campus missionary in San Marcos, Texas at Texas State University where she graduated with a bachelors degree in Sociology. She grew up most of her life in Germany with her dad being both in the Army and serving as a Pastor while there. In 2017, she moved to Austin, Texas when she got engaged and married her now husband, Shadrick Bell whom she met while in school at Texas State when then, Shadrick was working as a Campus Missionary. Caresse now serves on the campus of Huston-Tillotson University which is a Historically Black College and University on the East side of Austin. She is passionate about reaching the next generation with the Gospel and growing in close relationships with everyone she connects with.
Within Family Life Austin, Caresse helps both administratively and with overseeing our Fam Life Kids Department which exists to partner with parents to provide a Christ centered, vibrant, and safe environment for children to find life in Christ! Caresse is also currently studying in a masters program at St. Edward’s University to become a marriage and family therapist and will graduate in the summer of 2022. When Caresse is not doing any of the things mentioned above she enjoys a nice, warm blanket and also loves any food, mostly pasta, with a lot cheese on top!