Denisha Akpan joined the Truett Seminary staff in January 2021 and serves as the Coordinator of Recruitment. In this role, she directs all recruitment efforts for Truett alongside student recruiters. Denisha's heart is to walk with students as they discern their call to ministry and seminary. She helps plan and implement a number of recruitment programs and events to facilitate that discernment.
Previously, Denisha served for three years in the Truett Student Services office in various roles. She also served at FBC Huntsville in her hometown of North Alabama to students and families. Most recently, Denisha served at UAB Hospital as a Chaplain with the Pastoral Care and Counseling Department in Birmingham, Alabama.
Denisha earned a BA from Auburn University (’16) and an MDiv from Truett (’19). she grew up in Huntsville, Alabama where her family attended Hopewell M.B. Church in New Market, Alabama before her grandfather started a church named Zion P.B. Church in Madison, Alabama. In Denisha's spare time, she enjoys reading, writing, making decorative candles, and traveling abroad.