Kevin D. Jones, Sr. was born on December 22, 1980. He was the second son of Kirk Sr. and the third of Juanita Jones. He and his two brothers and sisters were raised in Bladenboro (pronounced “blade-in-bur-row”), NC. There he attended the South Lumberton Church of Christ in Lumberton, NC were he was baptized at the age of 15.
Kevin graduated from Bladenboro High School on May 24, 1999 and enlisted in the United States Army three days later. At the conclusion of his training, he was stationed at Fort Polk, LA and later at Fort Hood, TX. From both of these locations, he was deployed into the combat campaigns of Operation Iraqi Freedom I and II. He has been awarded five Army Commendation Medals, two Army Achievement Medals, two Good Conduct Medals, the Iraqi Campaign Medal, the Non-Commissioned Officer Development Ribbon, and a host of other accolades and awards. He departed the military in 2005, wearing the rank of Sergeant.
During his tour of duty he worshiped with the saints at the Beauregard Church of Christ, in Deridder, LA, under the leadership of Jasper L. Newsome. It was here that he developed a desire to preach and was mentored in this direction. While in Louisiana, Minister Newsome introduced him to a wonderful woman by the name of Clarissa S. (formerly Carner) Jones, who later became his wife.
While residing in Beaumont, TX with his new wife, he attended the Northside Church of Christ under the direction of Dr. Joel V. Brown, Sr. Here he served as Youth Minister. In 2006, he began serving the Eastland Church of Christ as an Assistant Minister. He continued this service until 2009, when he became the fulltime Senior Minister; laboring there until 2013. In 2013, he spent the majority of this year serving the North Colony Church of Christ in The Colony, TX (under the direction of Minister Willie B. Williams, III) as the Minister of Marriage and Family. On his 33rd birthday, he officially began his ministerial assignment with the Pembroke Park Church of Christ in Pembroke Park FL where he serves as the Congregational Senior Minister.
Minister Jones is an honor graduate of Southwestern Christian College, where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Religious Studies in May 2009.
Today, he is happily married to the beautiful Clarissa Jones, who has been his “Bride” since 2002, and he is the father of Ja’Leeah Juanita-Teresa Jones and Kevin (K.J.) Jones, Jr. He accredits all of his success to the guidance of his mother, The Late and Great Juanita Jones, his helpmeet and friend Clarissa Jones, and to the Almighty and Most High God, who educates, comforts, and guides him every day.