Darren grew up in Jacksonville and graduated from Orange Park High School. He earned a degree in secondary education at the University of North Florida and graduated from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity in 2013. He and his wife, Brandy, were married in 2010, and have one adorable child. Since 2008, Darren has served churches across Northeast Florida in the areas of student ministry, family ministry, church planting, missions, and small group ministry. He has served Aspire Church San Marco as Associate Pastor since 2015. Darren is “Duuuuvaaaal all the way” and is always ready for a conversation about small group ministry, [insert author], or the Jags.