Jerome Blanco is the De Pree Center’s editorial assistant, editing the Life for Leaders daily devotion as well as other various content. He studied English and theology at Wheaton College (IL), and he holds an MFA from New York University’s Writers Workshop in Paris, with an emphasis in fiction. Jerome also holds a certificate in publishing from New York University and an MDiv, with an emphasis in theology and the arts, from Fuller Theological Seminary. In addition to experience in San Francisco’s literary publishing scene, Jerome has worked in ministry contexts focusing on outreach and emerging adults. Jerome was born in Manila but also considers the San Francisco Bay Area home.