Meet a public servant: Drew Kjeldsen


Hometown: Southside of Indianapolis (Perry Meridian High School)

Rank: First-class firefighter, Noblesville Fire Dept.

Years of service: 6

Station/Crew: Station 75, A-Crew

EMT or Paramedic: EMT

Technical Rescue Team: No

Dive Team: Yes


Hazardous Materials Team: no

Hobbies: “My wife and kids (5 year old boy, 3 year old girl and 3-month-old boy) are where most of my time is spent, but I also try to find time for basketball, cycling, bow hunting, woodworking, camping/hiking/backpacking, skiing. I’m always open to trying out something new.”

Community involvement: “My wife and I have volunteered with Westfield Younglife for the past 10 years, and it’s a big part of our family. My wife, Sarah, began working fulltime for Younglife a little over three years ago.”

What he did before NFD: “I graduated from Indiana Wesleyan with a degree in finance and business administration and did financial planning for a year before deciding to begin pursuing the fire department. I had always worked for my dad in our family landscaping business and also substitute taught at Westfield schools for a couple of years.”