Originally from Togo, West Africa, Dela Kouevi grew up in the Lake Highlands Church youth group. She went on to complete her Bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary: Nursing, Science & Bible at Abilene Christian University. After graduation, she stayed in Abilene and worked in the healthcare industry.
In 2016, she completed a six-month mission trip with YWAM in the Middle East, helping with the refugee crisis and teaching ESL to some amazing kids from Syria and Lebanon. Soon after her return, she joined the staff at Lake Highlands Church as the Youth Pastor.
Dela has an amazing God-loving family and enjoys a close friendship with her siblings. Her hobbies include Salsa dancing, traveling, art, and playing guitar.