JonCarlos Velez


How do you know if someone is Puerto Rican? They will tell you. JonCarlos is a Puerto Rican from the city of Milwaukee who is passionate about his family, ministry and the musical expression of worship. He and his wife Gabriella, along with their two daughters, Eliana and Reyah, have been serving as Worship Pastors at Emmanuel in Minneapolis since 2013. JonCarlos and Gabriella not only are passionate about doing music together but they are passionate about raising up the next generation of creatives In 2017,  the husband and wife duo founded and launched SOAR, the School Of Artistic Refinement, which is a non profit school of the arts for young students of all backgrounds. JonCarlos’ dream and goal in life is to use the power of music to communicate and tell all of the power and hope of Jesus.