Ron was born in Miami, FL, but grew up Saluda, NC during his teenage years. He attended Polk County High School and graduated from Isothermal Community College. He joined the United States Marine Corps in 2000 and served at duty stations located in Okinawa, Japan and San Diego, CA. During his military service, Ron met his wife Leisha, and married in January of 2004. He and his wife then moved to Poinciana, FL where the Lord saved both them while they attended Poinciana First Baptist Church. Ron and his family then relocated to Saluda, NC as he pursued a career in law enforcement. He served Saluda Baptist Church as a Sunday school teacher for youth and announced his call to the ministry in 2011. He later went on to study at Fruitland Baptist Bible College where his passion for the gospel and zeal for evangelism continued to grow. Ron has worked in law enforcement since 2011 and currently serves as a pastor for Covenant Baptist Church. Ron and Leisha have two children, Kadin and Amaya; and are presently providing foster care for a third child, Alex.