Rev. Jimmie R. Hawkins
Rev. Jimmie Ray Hawkins was born in Henderson, North Carolina, the son of Elsie L. and the late James P. Hawkins. He is married to Sheinita Hampton Hawkins and they are the parents of two children: Kaela Renee and James Hampton.
He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Studies from North Carolina Central University (Durham, NC); a Master of Arts in Christian Education from the Presbyterian School of Christian Education (Richmond, VA); and a Master of Divinity degree from the Interdenominational Theological Center/Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary (Atlanta, GA).