Terence Zaire Gadsden

Terence Zaire Gadsden a.k.a. DJ Rock On serves on the staff of North Park University Chicago, as the Athletic Chaplin & Campus Co-Pastor under the department of University Ministries. A native of Tinton Falls, New Jersey, Terence has spent most of his career in the midwest working in student development as a pastor, educator, coach, mentor and DJ. For twelve years he served on the pastoral staff at Lawndale Christian Community Church on the west side of Chicago. During his time at Lawndale, Terence helped mobilize and trained hundreds of student leaders to deepen their faith in Christ, and to become more politically and socially active in their communities.
In addition to his experience working with students, Terence a holds a B.A. in biblical studies from Milligan University in Johnson City, Tennessee and a Masters of Divinity from Northern Baptist Theological Seminary in Lombard, IL. He is currently working on a Doctorate of Ministry degree in preaching at North Park Theological Seminary. He and his wife Angela Sangha have been married for 14 years and they have two daughters Zion and Shanthi. Currently Terence and his family live in Evanston, IL.