Bachelor of General Studies, Samford University, 1986. Postgraduate, Bethany Theological Seminary, Dothan, Alabama, 1988. Letter of law, Faith College, Birmingham, 1990.
Section S.S, B.T.U., Bethel Church, Birmingham, 1966-1978; youth pastor, New Pilgrim Baptist Church, Birmingham, 1981-1986; pastor, Mount Moriah Baptist Church, Birmingham, 1986-1989; pastor, Greater Guiding Light Baptist Church, Birmingham, since 1989. President P&S Specialities, Birmingham, since 1982.
Fellow Iota Beta Epsilon. Member Masons, Shriners.
Married Sheryl Files, December 18, 1982. Children: LaDara, Darnita, Shernita.