Erik grew up in the Arkansas River Valley playing sports as leader among his peers. He graduated from Arkansas Tech in 2003 with a Business/Agri degree and worked in that industry for several years. Erik started serving at the Journey when his kids were in Jkids and transitioned into full time ministry as the Campus Pastor at the launch of the Clarksville Campus.
Prefers flat bill caps. Makes his own jerky. Married his high school sweetheart.