Distinguished alumni

JP Sundararajan ’00 Distinguished Service to Humankind

The Rev. John Paul (JP) Sundararajan is an ordained pastor and missionary with the Reformed Church in America. He serves as the India-Asia director of Audio Scripture Ministries, an organization that records and distributes audio Bibles in the languages of people around the world who cannot read. As such, he works with some of the most remote people groups in the world, including victims of human trafficking and those stigmatized by leprosy. He is currently developing a smartphone app that will stream all recorded Scripture and provide podcasts of sermons.

A native of Bangalore, India, Sundararajan graduated from Northwestern in 2000 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. He earned a Master of Divinity degree from Western Theological Seminary in 2003.

Award year: 2017