Portia, a proud Air Force brat, grew up moving across the globe. Born in Mississippi, she found herself at home in countries such as Germany and England. Stateside, she has lived in Little Rock, AR, Houston, TX, and she now currently resides in Cedar Hill, TX.
Portia realized her passion for working with kids when she was 15 years old, by assisting her mother in children's ministry. Building upon that passion, she later began her journey in the Early Childhood Education field as a preschool teacher for many years until finally accepting a role as an Education Director. Currently she working in one of her mostly fulfilling roles a homeschool mom.
Portia is married to husband, Lotanna Uchendu. Their relationship is a cultural mashup of the American + Nigerian experiences, connected by their love of engaging and equipping youth for the Kingdom of God. Through this union, they have two beautiful children, Kennedy and Benjamin. Before serving at Omni, Portia served along with Lotanna as kids' leads for five years at a church plant in Houston, TX. By God's grace, she hopes to serve as a complementary resource for teaching fundamentals, facilitating gospel conversation and overall discipling the children of Omni Fellowship.