Los Angeles Staff
Pete Watts oversees World Impact's mission for all of Los Angeles and its surrounding communities. Born and raised in Southern California, Pete holds a Masters in Communications and Education. After serving as an elementary school teacher, he opened the Thurgood Marshall Entrepreneurial Academy Charter Middle School in 2007. Pete has also felt God's calling him to preach. After being ordained by Missionary Baptist Church in Compton, he and his wife Didi, launched The R.O.C.K. Church in 2008.
Sharon felt the Lord calling her to urban ministry after attending the Urbana Missions Conference in 2006. In 2007, she then became connected with World Impact while interning with a missions organization called “Servant Partners.” Her love for ministry in South LA is the reason she began working at World Impact in 2010, where she currently holds the position as our LA Administrator.