Vic & Inoka Otero

Children's Ministry

Vic and Inoka were college sweethearts and have been married for over 16 years and are the proud parents of two children and one cute little Beagle. They love travelling, spending time with their family and friends and all things UA.


Family: a daughter and son and extended family in Arizona and Sri Lanka


Favorite Movie: Inoka loves the Sound of Music and Vic’s pick would be the Gladiator


Favorite Band: Jars of Clay


Favorite Sports Team: UofA Basketball


Favorite Bible Verse: Psalm 27:13  


Favorite Starbucks Drink: Vic likes his mocha and Inoka can’t even stand the smell of coffee


Favorite Candy: Snickers


Favorite Book: Vic likes a good sci-fi book and Inoka loves most historical fiction.


Favorite TV Show: The Office


One place you've always wanted to travel to: Egypt


Favorite Sport: Baseball and Cricket


One thing you find most fascinating: Vic loves looking up at the night sky and Inoka loves people watching.


Hobbies: Painting, reading for Inoka and game development for Vic


When & how were you saved? We were both baptized as campus students at the University of Arizona. Vic was a freshman and Inoka was a sophomore.


Best Memory: Our wedding day


Favorite Food: Anything spicy, especially spicy Thai food


Something most people don't know about us: Our first kiss was on our wedding day.


One of our greatest experiences with God: teaching in the children’s ministry at Horizon.


Three people you would like to meet: Jesus, Enoch, and someone ready to hear about Jesus


Life Motto: This too shall pass


Most embarrassing moment: On their first date, Vic was wanting to impress Inoka with cooking dinner and started a grease fire and set off the smoke alarm.


What famous person are you most likely to be mistaken for? Vic once won a look alike contest of who looks most like their pet...not exactly a famous pet


If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life what would it be? Vic would eat tacos and Inoka would eat Rambutans


If you were a superhero who would you be and why? The Incredibles -  because we look good in red and black tights and we have crazy kids.


What is your hidden talent? Vic can make an awesome omelette and Inoka can ride an elephant bare back.


If you could be a kid again for a day, what would you do? We would show our kids how to play - old school… technology free


What do you do in your spare time?  What’s spare time?