Student Ministers

Anthony Jones

Anthony Jones will be starting his second year of the Dual Degree Program at Princeton Theological Seminary. Prior to coming to Princeton Seminary, He lived most of his life in and around Seattle, Washington. After graduating from Seattle Pacific University, he spent four years serving as the Director of Middle School Youth Ministry at Bethany Presbyterian Church in Seattle, and three years as the Director of Youth Ministry at Whitworth Presbyterian Church in Spokane, Washington. Anthony met his wife, Courtney, after college and they recently celebrated their fifth anniversary. He is currently in the process of being ordained in the PC(USA), and am under care with the Inland Northwest Presbytery. Anthony is thankful for the opportunity to be a student minister, and to learn from the ministers, leaders, and church members at The Brick Presbyterian Church. He feels privileged for the opportunity to discern his call as he continues to look for ways to fulfill his passion to serve young people and worship in community together.


Jacob Kennedy

Jacob Kennedy is a first year Masters of Divinity student at Princeton Theological Seminary, where he is pursuing a Master’s of Divinity degree. An inquirer under care of New Hope Presbytery in North Carolina, Jacob is working towards ordination in the PC(USA). He grew up in Wilson, North Carolina, and graduated from Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina with degrees in Religion and Christian Education. In his personal studies, Jacob enjoys reading about sports history, the theology of Sabbath, and civil disobedience. In his free time, he enjoys barefoot running, listening to jazz, singing, podcasts, and writing about being a seminarian. He also loves improving his golf game as much as possible, and cheering hard for all of his favorite sports teams.


Margaret Poteet

Margaret is a rising M. Div. Senior at Princeton Theological Seminary. A native of Houston, TX, Margaret attended Arcadia University in the Philadelphia suburbs and earned her BA in Education in 2004. After a brief stint teaching kindergarten, she spent 12 years working as an Admissions and Financial Aid Counselor for Arcadia University before answering the call to ministry. Outside of classes, Margaret loves to sing and is active with the Seminary choirs and participates in the Presbyterian Student Fellowship group on campus. She enjoys going for walks and jogs and loves the theater. She is passionate about people, Scripture, worship, and seeing how things work together as we strive to be Christ’s hands and feet in the world. Margaret is grateful for the opportunity to learn and serve with this wonderful community. She is looking forward to seeing how God will be active in and through us, both as individuals and as a church, in the year ahead!