After Kaylen received his call to ministry at Camp Glisson his junior year of high school, he attended LaGrange College where he majored in Religion with a focus in Church Leadership. He completed his studies at LaGrange in 2011, then on to Candler School of Theology graduating in 2014 with his Masters of Divinity.
A few years after receiving his call to ministry at Camp Glisson, Kaylen met his future wife, Allison there. They dated throughout college and his seminary years, and were married October of 2014.
Kaylen began his ministry at 19 and has served as Student Pastor of Ball Ground UMC, Associate Pastor of Glenn Memorial UMC, and Pastor of Midway UMC in Auburn, GA. He was ordained as an Elder in full connection June 13th at annual conference.
When not at the church, Kaylen can be found somewhere enjoying a cup of premium coffee, working on a woodworking project, at a baseball game, or on the golf course.