Ricky was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi, and has served in pastoral ministry since 1998. He trusted Jesus Christ during his high school years before earning a degree in Political Science at Mississippi College where he was awarded a slot in the MC Hall of Fame. Ricky credits his college years as life changing times in which he accepted the call to pastoral ministry and began discipling fellow students.
After college, Ricky continued to work in ministry with a myriad of churches and community organizations. He’s enjoyed traveling the country preaching God’s word. Ricky currently serves Fellowship Memphis Church in Tennessee as a Teaching Pastor/ Scholar-in-Residence. Along with raising their son Camden, the Jenkins' love pouring into the people they’re discipling, hosting friends new to their church community, and getting out of the country to serve the nations as often as the Lord allows.