Kent loves sports – especially the NBA! The L.A. teams will always be his top favorites. After all, he is a SoCal guy. He’s passionate about leadership and investing in people. Whether they’re students, friends or coworkers, his passion is to see people capture the God-given potential embedded in their divine design. It’s all about empowering people to journey through life with passionate living!
Kent has a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism and a Master’s degree in Theological Studies from Vanguard University of Southern California. He also has a Doctor of Ministry degree from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary in Springfield, Missouri. Vocationally, Kent has followed his two passions – sports and ministry. Early in his career, Kent served as a television sports anchor for NBC and CBS, covering several professional sports teams and interviewing many notable athletes, such as: Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Pete Rose, Muhammad Ali and Carl Lewis.
After finishing his career in television, Kent served in pastoral leadership in two congregations – one in Los Angeles and the other in Chicago. Later, he served as Dean of the College of Ministry at Northwest University in Kirkland, Washington. He currently serves as President of Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida. His story isn’t finished yet, because the empowered journey through life goes on…
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"Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity." Albert Einstein
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