School – Lambuth University 1999
Position – Ole Miss Football Chaplain
Year – FCA staff since 2001
Hometown – Union City, TN
Location – Oxford, MS
John grew up in Tennessee playing football beginning in the third grade and continued through high school where he was a First Team All-Region selection. He then received a scholarship to play football at Lambuth University in Jackson, TN. While attending Lambuth University, he was a part of two conference championship teams and earned All Conference Honors as a senior. He also started working with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes as an intern, which turned into a part-time position.
After John graduated from Lambuth University with a Bachelor’s of Science, he spent nine months studying under Tommy Nelson at Denton Bible Church in Denton, TX. He came on staff with FCA in the Fall of 2001. John has served as an Area Representative in West Tennessee for the past eleven years. While in West Tennessee, John worked at several colleges and high schools and also at Lambuth University as a chaplain for the football team. While there, he had the opportunity of serving three head coaches, including the current University of Mississippi head coach, Hugh Freeze. He recently graduated from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary with a Masters in Theology. John joined staff in August 2012 at Ole Miss FCA and serves as full time chaplain for the Ole Miss football team.
John and his wife, Holly, have a daughter, Joanna, and two sons, Ezra and Jotham, and they reside in Oxford, MS.