BJ is a life-coach, speaker, and author who helped launch one of the most significant faith movements in recent history, the “116 Movement,” with Grammy-winning artist Lecrae. He also served alongside Bryan Loritts to expand ground breaking racial reconciliation work in Memphis, Tennessee. BJ has worked with tens of thousands of individuals and couples all over the world helping them experience personal and relational growth. Currently BJ serves as the Executive Director for Build a Better Us. He has a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of North Texas and a master’s degree in Christian studies from Union University. He and his wife, Vanja, have been married 16 years and live in Atlanta, Georgia, with their three children.