James Hanna was born in Freeport Grand Bahama and was raised in Deerfield Beach, Florida. He is the Youth and Young Adult Pastor at Metropolitan Baptist Church of Hollywood, Florida. As a pastor’s kid, he grew up heavily involved in the music ministry. From there he became actively involved with youth, developing a strong passion for young people to know the Gospel.
Pastor James has earned his associate’s in Jazz Studies at Florida Memorial University. He has committed and dedicated himself in the areas of theological studies, such as reform theology and systematic theology, along with Christian Apologetics. Most importantly he believes that ministry begins in the home. He has been married to his wife Jacqueline Hanna for 7 years and is father to James Hanna Jr, and Jalia Sky Hanna. His prayer is that he will be used as a means through God’s grace to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ.