Jalen Thomas

Jalen Thomas

Intake Coordinator


A quote Jalen loves:

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen”

What Jalen does at Guiding Light:

I am the Intake coordinator for the Men’s and Women’s Programs.

Favorite part of the job:

Being able to see the men grow over a span of months. I also do think the twinkle and hope you see in the men’s eyes as we walk along them on this journey.

Freetime fun:

Outside of work I do a ton of physical activity. I play basketball, CrossFit, and play softball. I also do enjoy hanging out with friends and watching movies.

Favorite Guiding Light Experiences:

The moments I love most is seeing the men having fun and joking around.

Favorite place to eat:


Favorite GLR lunch question:

What does vulnerability mean to you?

Vulnerability looks like to me to lean into the discomfort and uncertainty not knowing what the outcome is.

Adjectives that describe Jalen:

Fun, upbeat, compassionate, empathetic, love, sensitive, work ethic, personable, and unique.

One of Jalen’s quirky loves:

Ice Cream!