About the Author
Elder James M. Faison, Jr. MIS, is a native of Clinton, NC and the only son of Mr. James & Denise Faison. He is a first generation college graduate as well as a UNC Football Letterman who earned his BA in Biology, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in December 2003, and a Masters of Information Science with a concentration in Information Management from North Carolina Central University in May 2014.
In October of 1999, Elder Faison dedicated his heart to Jesus Christ, and he accepted his call to ministry 10 years later. Elder Faison has dedicated his life to being a humanitarian and has volunteered with UNC God First Campus Ministry for over 15 years in the capacity of a student, to a Men's Fellowship Coordinator, to a Campus Minister for 6 years, and he was awarded the Campus Legend award by his Pastor Dr. Patrick L. Wooden Sr. of the Upper Room COGIC for his dedicated service to College Ministry.
Elder Faison graduated with honors from the Greater North Carolina Jurisdiction COGIC Academy on July 22, 2017. Elder Faison made COGIC history on August 4th, 2017 by becoming one of the 1st ordained and licensed Elders, under Bishop Patrick L. Wooden Sr. and North Carolina Third Jurisdiction.
Currently Elder Faison resides in Raleigh NC, and he is married to his high school sweetheart, Dee, and they have been blessed with a son, James Mayo Faison III (Manny), and a baby girl Jaimeson Marie!