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Rev. Sanders is a native of Bogalusa, LA. He fulfilled his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a Computer Science Option from the University of New Orleans in May 2007. He completed a Master’s in Educational Leadership from American College of Education, and is a certified teacher in the state of Louisiana to teach Secondary Mathematics and Business Education. He also matriculated at Payne Theological Seminary in Wilberforce, OH where he served as the Student Government Association President and completed studies for a Master of Divinity Degree.

​He is currently pursuing a PhD in Educational Leadership with a School District Leadership concentration at Capella University. He is a dedicated member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., and is currently employed by Ouachita Parish School System as a High School Math Teacher at Richwood High School.

​He is an Itinerant Elder of the Louisiana Conference in the Eight Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church and served the following congregations: Gaines Chapel AME Church in Franklinton, LA – Rev. Sanders led the congregation in the completion of a fellowship hall, upgrading the sound system, and the purchase of new instruments.

​Greater Salter Chapel AME Church in Bogalusa, LA – Rev. Sanders led the congregation in upgrading the sound system, purchasing new instruments to include a digital baby grand piano and a new drum set, the construction of a sound room, and enclosing the baptismal pool. The church grew spiritual and numerically. The Music and Christian Arts Department grew with the addition of a Mass Choir, Praise Team, and 3 Praise Dance Teams.

​Greater Hayes Chapel AME Church in Oakdale, LA – Rev. Sanders led the congregation in repairing the roof, the purchase of a new Hammond organ, digital baby grand, and drum set, and the purchase of a 26-passenger bus. The church grew spiritually and numerically, and a Mass Choir and several praise dance teams were added to the Music and Christian Arts Department.

​He is married to Marlice D.Sanders, ​a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University, member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., District Manager of the Northeast Louisiana District of J.P. Morgan Chase Bank. They are the proud parents of Khalice Janelle Sanders.