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Jonathon Basurto

Youth Pastor

He loves Jesus, his wife, his kids, his friends, his co-workers, and his students. Jonathon loves to teach and go salsa dancing with his wife. Jonathon NEVER has one favorite.

Family: Wife Stephanie is his gift from God (GG). He loves driving with his daughter and relaxing with his son. He loves when he gets to spend time with his parents, sisters and their husbands, nieces and nephews, and brothers Evan and Ernie. 

Favorite Movie: Goonies, Predator, Above the Law, and Big Fish

Favorite Band: Foo Fighters and Earth, Wind, and Fire

Favorite Hip Hop Artist: Lecrae, Andy Mineo, and Lupe Fiasco

Favorite Sports Team: UofA Basketball and the COWBOYS

Favorite Bible Verse: John 1:1 and Psalms 103:1-5

Favorite Starbucks Drink: 3 Espresso mocha frappe with mint syrup, substitute for coconut milk or passion tea

Favorite Candy: Almond Joy and snickers

Favorite Books: Victorious Christian Living, Rain of Gold, The Alchemist, and The Count of Monte Cristo

Favorite TV Show: Blacklist and 24

One place you've always wanted to travel to: Aruba, Spain, and The Dallas Cowboys Stadium

Favorite Sport: Golf and Basketball

One thing you find most fascinating: Landscapes created by God

Hobbies: Checking out cars!

When & how were you saved? June 23, 2007 South Central Los Angeles (The rain came down when I stepped in the pool and stopped when I got out)

Best Memory: My wife's beautiful smile

Favorite Food: Whataburger #1 with cheese, no onions, no tomato, Whatasized with a diet.

Something most people don't know about me: I can't choose one favorite

One of my greatest experiences with God: I gave a sermon once and completely didn't remember it when I was done and so many were encouraged by the message.

Three people you would like to meet: Jesus, my daughter Ivana who passed away, and my Tata Johnny's dad.

Life Motto: "God's Will", "ni modo", "why you crying?" (George Lopez voice), "better late than never"

Most embarrassing moment: Charging my wife $5 in high school for a CD that I paid less than a penny for (Columbia House)

What famous person are you most likely to be mistaken for? Pitbull

If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life what would it be? My mom's chicken tacos (you have no idea how good they are)

If you were a superhero who would you be and why? Voltron, he has lions as body parts!

What is your hidden talent? I make BOMB Italian food!

If you could be a kid again for a day, what would you do? Play golf with my Tata Johnny at El Rio, coach with my dad my sisters softball team at Western, pretend playing  basketball with Michael Jordan in the backyard, or play basketball at the ranch with my dad, all my cousins,  and tios.

What do you do in your spare time? Hang out with my wife and anyone else who is down to hang with us last minute

What is your secret superpower? Good at paying off bills

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