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Cedric Nelms was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. He attended Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA. He is currently enrolled at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA. As of June 2023, he will have his Master of Arts in Justice and Advocacy.

Cedric has been in the ministry for 20+ years and has been working in different areas of ministry, from youth ministry, men’s ministry, teaching, community development, leadership principles, social justice, and civic engagement. He is the Senior Pastor of Chosen Generation Fellowship Church, in Long Beach. He is the Community Organizer for a nonprofit, where he is actively working with Black parents, students, local school districts, and the faith rooted community on educational equity.

Cedric has been married to Karen, for 20+ years. They have 5 beautiful children.

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