Steve Valdez grew up in Arizona and moved to California for college where he attended Hope International University. He graduated with a B.A. in Preaching. Steve married his wife Jacquelyn in 2007. They lived in Arizona while Steve completed a year long youth internship with Chandler Christian Church.
Steve moved to Oregon in 2008 to work at Harvest. He works with the youth, college, and young adults; raising up those in his ministries in Christlikeness, leadership, and service. Steve has a passion for students and introducing them to Christ.
Steve has three young children, and loves being a father. When he is not busy playing with his kids, Steve enjoys playing video and table-top games. He enjoys music and is an avid reader. Steve loves baseball and actively follows the Texas Rangers.