Bachelor in Political Science, University of Southern California, 1988; postgraduate, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, since 1988.
0min. Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Los Angeles, since 1985. Medical researcher Veterans Administration Medical Center, 1984-1986. President Young Peoples Convention, California State Baptist Convention, 1986-1987.
Member National Baptist Convention United States of America.
Member Southern Christian Leadership Conference, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Urban League.