MEET DR. JESSE WILSON
Dr. Jesse Wilson is a native of Memphis, Tennessee, and a graduate of Oakwood University and Andrews University. He received his Doctor of Ministry degree from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California.
He has pastored in Tennessee, Alabama, and Southern California. While pastoring the Kansas Ave. Church in Riverside, California, Dr. Wilson was a major spokesman in the areas of police misconduct and social justice. For his efforts, he was the first Adventist to receive the historic One California award from the State of California.
After pastoring, Dr. Wilson became the Director of Church Growth and Discipleship for the Southeastern California Conference of SDAs. Later he was the Coordinator of the Doctor of Ministries concentration in Urban Ministries for Andrews University.
Currently, Dr. Wilson is the Director of the Bradford, Cleveland, Brooks Leadership Center at Oakwood University. He is also the Director of the Pastors Evangelism and Leadership Council that meets annually on the campus of Oakwood University. It is the largest and longest-running Ministers conference in the denomination.