Pastor Javon Jackson is a native of Augusta, Georgia. He matriculated through the Richmond County School System, graduating from George P. Butler High School. He then attended Paine College, where he graduated with a B.S degree in Mathematics/Secondary Education. His passion for teaching led him to receive his Master of Curriculum and Instruction from Augusta State University. His passion for ministry led him to continue his education at the Interdenominational Theological Center, in which he was awarded the Master of Divinity Degree. in 2015.
Pastor Jackson professed his call to preach in the Year 2000 at the Jenkins Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal (CME) Church, Hephzibah, Georgia under the tutelage of Pastor Timothy R. Green, Jr. He was licensed as a local preacher in July 2000. Pursuant of the call God had placed on his life, he entered into the traveling ministry of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church and was ordained Deacon in 2005 and Elder in 2008 by Bishop Othal Hawthorne Lakey. This ministry has allowed him to serve as youth minister at Jenkins Memorial, pastor of the Raise Bridge CME Church (Waynesboro, GA), Clifford Temple CME Church (Thomasville, GA), and Holsey Monumental CME Church (Columbus, GA). During the Combined Sessions of the Regional Conferences of Georgia held in Augusta, Ga, in July of 2014, Bishop Kenneth Carter appointed him to the Holsey Chapel CME Church in Columbus, GA in which he is currently the proud pastor.
He is married to the former Latanya Brown, and they are the parents of two young boys Jacquez and Jamyus. He is member of various organizations such as the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., 100 Black Men of Columbus, The Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance of Columbus, GA. He also serves on the Joint Board of the West Georgia Annual Conference. He enjoys reading, staying abreast of current affairs, sports, and playing the piano.
His life’s mission is simple, to be led by the Will of God, to lift Christ, and to find joy in the things that life offers!