Graduate Assistants

rev. jalen parks (he/him)

Graduate Assistant
Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, PhD Candidate
Hometown: Flint, Michigan
jalen is a second-year PhD student in the Theology and Religion & Modernity subfields. He is a 2019 alumnus of Yale College and 2022 alumnus of the Yale Divinity School. 

Ryan Lindsay Arrendell (she/her)

Graduate Assistant
Yale Divinity School, M.S.T. Candidate
Hometown: Washington, D.C.
Ryan is a Master of Sacred Theology student at the Divinity School. She is also a 2023 alumna of the Yale Divinity School. She said, “I love The House because generation after generation, it continues to be a historic space for students to create, grow, rest, laugh & come together in celebration of our Blackness.”