JERROD L. HINES, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
Jerrod L. Hines was on born in Easton, Maryland and spent most of his childhood growing up in Glen Burnie, Maryland where he discovered his love for music. Raised in a Christian, music-loving home, Jerrod began singing at a very early age. He joined the church choir at the age of 7, and in 1997, while attending an Annual Youth Conference at the Cathedral Second Baptist Church under the leadership of Bishop Donald Hillard in Perth Amboy, NJ, Jerrod accepted the Lord into his life. From that point on, Jerrod realized the difference between singing and ministering His passion of ministering God's Word through music afforded him the opportunity to develop and direct a Youth Choir at his home church by the age of 15.
Jerrod received a Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Bowie State University in 2006, and is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Education. As an undergraduate student, Jerrod was involved in numerous clubs and organizations such as the University Choir, Gospel Choir, Marching/Concert and Jazz Bands, the Psychological Society, and Campus Ministries. He served as Freshmen & Sophomore Class President and also served as a Resident Assistant. Jerrod was elected Student Government Association President in 2004 and was a recipient of “Who’s Who Among American College Students”. He is also a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Jerrod has been a member of Reid Temple AME under the leadership of Rev. Dr. Lee P. Washington since 2001. He joined YYAC in the spring of 2008, and currently ministers with Reid Temple’s 6PM service Praise Team, One Accord, Sean Tillery & Changed, VCJ and Michael White & True Praise.
Jerrod is a former Prince George’s County & Washington, DC Educator. He has a heart and passion to serve and help others. Whenever faced with a challenge he’s quick to remember his favorite scripture
Psalms 27:1 “The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?”
It’s only by God’s grace that Jerrod has been privileged to minister by spreading God’s word to all who desire to be blessed!