Originally from Monticello, Indiana, Pastor Jennings graduated from Valparaiso University (Valparaiso, IN) in 2006 where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Music and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Management. Before attending Concordia Theological Seminary in 2014, he live in Denver, Colorado for seven years. While in Denver, he worked at a performing arts center, a jazz club, a website software company, and an engineering company that built data storage units for satellites. During his first year at seminary, he was introduced to a wonderful woman named Stefanie, who would eventually become his wife. Over the course of their marriage God has blessed them with three children, William Paul (July 2016), Lilian Jo (December 2017), Silas Nathaniel (January 2020).