At the age of nineteen, she began Bible school at River in Tampa, Florida. During her time in Bible school, the Lord broke her heart for the lost and for the nations. After graduating with a Bachelor of the Arts in theology, she was hired as a full-time staff at The River at Tampa Bay Church & Revival Ministries International.
During her time in America, she met her husband, Ben Kroeske.
Together, Ben & Jacky Kroeske have two children, Juliana (11) and Liam (7). Together they are fulfilling God’s call on their lives by pioneering The River Amsterdam Church.