JP Legarte

JP Legarte is a student attending the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign majoring in Creative Writing and minoring in English. He is one of InterVarsity's Social Media & Editorial Interns for Summer 2021. When he's not working or taking classes, you can guarantee that, nine times out of ten, he is writing a poem about something in the world.

By JP Legarte

“Why won’t you give these things to me, God? I’ve done so much for you!” I asked during my senior year of high school. It honestly felt like my aspirations were falling apart right in front of me.