Josh Dufresne

Team: Men's Hockey Position: Defense Jersey Number: 3 Hometown: Portage la Prairie Birthdate: 1991 Year of eligibility: 2 Program: BA Biblical Studies


Favorite quote?

  • For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind - Paul the apostle (2 Tim 1:7)


If you could, what would you do to help make the world better and why?

  • Build a ministry geared towards the First Nations people. I believe God has really put them on my heart and they are in need of healing that can only come through a relationship with Jesus Christ.


What has been your greatest moment in life so far, athletically and non-athletically?

  • Winning the MJHL Championship and then the ANAVET Cup over the La Ronge Ice Wolves in Game 7 in 2010-11with my hometown Junior hockey team at home.
  • Giving my life to Christ and following His calling on my life.


Who are 5 famous people that you would like to spend a day with, dead or alive?

  • Jesus Christ, Paul the Apostle, Martin Luther King Jr., Josh Gorges, and Sidney Crosby.


Best advice you have received? Best advice you would give someone?

  • Putting yourself in uncomfortable or vulnerable situations is the best way for a person to really grow in any area of their life. The only thing Christians should fear is God alone.


What Bible verse have you been most impacted by and why?

  • Job 28:26-28- This verse just states the greatness of our creator and how worldly wisdom is not wisdom in God’s eyes, the fear of Him is wisdom, and to shun evil is understanding.


What is your career ambition?

  • To minister to the First Nations people by whatever means necessary to bring them to an understanding and relationship with Jesus Christ.


Who has been the biggest influence in your life and why?

  • My Mom has had the biggest influence on my life because she has been there for me through the good times and bad times and in my walk with the Lord. 


A few of Favorites

  • TV Show? Sportscenter
  • Ice Cream flavor? Lemon Blueberry
  • Movie? Rio Bravo
  • Superhero? Batman
  • Meal? Salsa Chicken w/ rice
  • Piece of clothing? RBC Cup Hoodie
  • Book? Revolution in World Missions
  • Course at Briercrest? Hermeneutics
  • Vacation destination? Vancouver
  • Scent/smell? Campfire
  • Pro Sports Team? Montreal Canadiens
  • Pro Athlete? Josh Gorges
  • Genre of music? Christian
  • Song? “Empty My Hands” - Tenth Avenue North