Rev. Jeremy J. McCants is a native of the little town of Senoia, Georgia. He is a 2013 Cum Laude graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Religion, and he is also a 2016 graduate of The Divinity School at Duke University, earning a Master of Divinity Degree with a concentration in Baptist Studies. Now, as a resident of Oakland, Jeremy serves as Minister of Prophetic Justice at the historic Allen Temple leading the civic engagement arm of the church.
On the professional side, he serves as a Faith Rooted Organizer for East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy (EBASE), an organization committed to fighting for equitable and economic power in the Bay Area. Rev. Jeremy McCants defines himself as Southern Gent dedicated to the liberation of all God’s creation through the life, love and light of God expressed through Jesus Christ.