About the Team

Jerome Edwards:

Born and bred in the South East of London Jerome moved to study Biomedical Science in Nottingham in 2009. Having trouble finding employment in the field of his studies Jerome found himself working for corporate businesses, this career detour allowed him to set the foundation of Matthew 25:40.

Working in restaurants and bars he developed his love for hosting through his personal interactions when serving people.

Jerome has always had a large heart for those less fortunate providing the drive and passion to contribute towards the improvement of our nation’s homelessness crisis.

Fun fact: I love to garden and I like birds.

Alex Owusu:

Previously worked within the charity sector for 3 years, supporting young people within education, which amplified his ambition to support those within deprived and marginalised groups. He has had the opportunity to work with external organisations and develop partnerships during this time; a skill which he will be able to utilise within Matthew 25:40 with regards to relationship management and cultivation.

Alex and Jerome have known each other for 15 years and have a deep understanding of our relationship. We both have the passion to execute this vision to ensure it is a successful venture.

Fun fact: I’m a big fan of jazz and neo-soul music

Asher Edwards :

The younger brother of Jerome Edwards, Asher was also born in South East, London. At a young age he fell in love with the construction industry. Starting off as a carpenter, he worked his way up to a Management position. Asher aspired to achieve more, when the initial plan of Matthew 25: 40 was born, Asher couldn’t help but to get involved with the project.

Fun Fact: I love riding motorbikes and travelling

Sonia Fernandes:

Born in Portugal but has moved to Nottingham at the age of 16 to pursuit different opportunities Fast forward a few years, Sonia has obtained a degree in Biomedical Sciences and PGCE and has gained experience working in various jobs within the healthcare sector. She is now a teacher in an inner-city secondary school and an advocate for health and well-being in the community; Sonia is now ready to use her skills in Matthew 25:40, developing courses which will benefit those who are vulnerable and in need of support in getting back into employment.

Fun fact: I love travelling and hiking.


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