Byron Anthony Jackson was born and raised in Anniston, Alabama. He is the pastor of the Greater Thankful Baptist Church in his hometown. Byron earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Jacksonville State University, and holds a Master of Divinity from Beeson Divinity School on the campus of Samford University. Byron is happily married to his lovely wife, Bria, an educator. Together, they are the proud parents of their one-year-old daughter, Mila Elise.