was born in England, emigrated to the United States in 1978 and
married Sylvia in 1979. They have five boys. Jeremy
gave his life to the Lord in 1976 and currently attends Calvary
Chapel of Albuquerque. He became an American citizen in
1998 and voted in his first general election in 2000.
Jeremy founded and directed a small homeless shelter in Santa
Fe, New Mexico from 1982 through 1986, resigned that and started
"Joy Junction", now New Mexico's largest emergency
homeless shelter, in Albuquerque in August (www.joyjunction.org).
They do not accept government funding of any type and are not
United Way members.
A freelance writer, he has published two books: "Homeless
in America" (Huntington House, 1994) and "The Walking
Wounded" (Huntington House, 1996). He also
contributed to another book in 1999 that dealt with how the
media portrays the homeless.
Jeremy holds a BUS undergraduate degree with a concentration in
Journalism and an M.A. in Communication from the University of
New Mexico. He is presently pursuing a Ph.D. in
intercultural education at Biola University in Los Angeles,
CA. His hobbies & interests include church, his wife
and sons, reading, and filling in for vacationing radio talk
show hosts in the area.
After a 4-month stint as a weekly columnist for LoudCitizen.com,
Jeremy joined America's
in May 2001, as a feature commentator (My View) and
Jeremy Reynalds and his family reside in Albuquerque, New
The new book "Homeless
in the USA" from Joy
Junction's Jeremy Reynalds is now available.