Pastor Jojo Canlas worked as a financial advisor for twenty years before going into full-time ministry. He received his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Southern California and his Master of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary. He served as Youth Pastor, Minister of Music, and Associate Pastor respectively for 17 years prior to his first church plant as Lead Pastor. He is married to Evelyn Verzosa Canlas and they have 3 children: Amanda,Audrey and Angelo.