Pastor. Christian Life Motivator & Coach. Husband. Dad

A Motorcity (Detroit) native, Donovan always had a heart for the marginalized and unreached generations and groups. He has a liking for justice, missions, and teaching. These spiritual affinities merged with his love for and background in radio and television has allowed him to serve pastorally in the local church and beyond the church to the world in creative ways, including through the Life With Podcast and Show.

Most of his work, in ministry, began with mission-centered initiatives, particularly international and domestic missions.


His ministry focus is to be a living light and an example of God’s grace through leadership, fellowship, discipleship, and relationship, both in the church and in the local community. He is passionate about connecting all people to Christ so that lives can bear Christ’s fruit.

He completed his Masters of Divinity from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington D.C, earned a Certification in Conflict Resolution and Countering Violent Extremism, from the University of Maryland, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications from Alabama State University in Montgomery, Alabama.

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