Jae was born in a musical family and was playing on stage as early as 5 years old. He was called to vocational ministry at the age of 14, and began to gravitate toward music, especially bass. After high school, he started Bible college and working in churches. During this time, he started playing in jazz and rock bands.
In the late 90s he began to travel across America and South America playing bass. For 6 years he was the bassist for the Scott Dawson Evangelism Association and the Louis Palou Evangelism Association. The focus of these ministries were mostly student conferences and city-wide festivals. In this time, he toured with artists such as Larnelle Harris, Bid Daddy Weave, Charles Billingsley, Kirk Franklin, Russ Lee, Kimberly Perry(The Band Perry), Big Tent Revival, Audio Adrenaline, and a few more.
These days, he leads mostly with acoustic, but enjoys the occasional opportunity to play bass or keys.
Quick facts- He is 43 years old.
He is the husband of Kaci and father to Gabe.
He has been in ministry for 25 years, 20 of that leading worship.
He recently completed a Masters in Worship from IWS.
His hobbies include motorcycles and music.
He detests health food and exercise.
He loves Alabama Crimson Tide football.