Julian DeShazier

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Julian “J.Kwest” DeShazier currently serves as Senior Pastor of University Church in Chicago. As national speaker, advocate and artist, Julian has appeared on ABC, CBS, FOX, and Dr. Maya Angelou’s “Oprah & Friends” radio program. J.KWEST is also an Emmy Award-winning musician, featured in the video “Strange Fruit,” a commemoration of the Billie Holiday song and a meditation on racial violence. The Chicago native and graduate of Morehouse College and the University of Chicago is also an adjunct professor at the University of Chicago Divinity School and McCormick Theological Seminary. Learn more and listen in at JKwest.com