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. They have been married for over two years and during this time God has blessed them with two children, William Paul (July 2016) and Lilian Jo (December 2017).