Cotorey grew up in Naples FL. He is an outgoing passionate follower of Jesus who is filled with joy. If he is going somewhere he wants to take as many people along with him. That’s how he approaches the Kingdom along with the things he loves, which is poetry, working-out and salsa dancing. Cotorey went to a Junior College in Rochester MN, at Rochester Community and Technical College. He then transferred and graduated from Tabor College with a degree in Biblical Studies with a focus in Christian Leadership and a minor in Psychology. Walking into College as a believer Cotorey was actively pursuing God. During college Cotorey met The Navigators as a sophomore at RCTC . After graduating from Tabor College Cotorey spent two years on EDGE Corps at K-State where he spent much of his time reaching out to students, leading bible studies and focusing on one on one discipleship.
Currently Cotorey is now serving as men’s discipleship house director at Breaking Ground on the westside of Chicago. Cotorey’s upbringing was filled with brokenness but healing has come from the Holy Spirit. Cotorey believes his story of coming to faith and the work Jesus has done is a purpose-filled one that God redeemed for His glory and his heart is moved for Chicago. His desire is to be a catalyst for hope, healing, deliverance and restoration to a city that seems hopeless.