is a native Houstonian. Around age 8 he asked Jesus to come into his life and save him from the consequences of his sins. He attended the University of Tulsa to play football and get his education. There he met the most beautiful girl on campus - his future wife, Ashlie. After graduating and spending 2 years in Colorado the Lord opened a door for them to move back to Houston and begin serving at Sugar Creek Baptist in the student ministry in June of 2004. He was able to pursue his education and received his Masters from Southwestern Seminary in May of 2009.

In March of 2012 God opened another door for Ryan to come serve as the lead Student Pastor at Kingsland Baptist in Katy, TX. After 5 years Ryan has transitioned to become the Campus Pastor of Kingsland’s first multisite location in North Katy. He is passionate about the gospel, prayer, and freedom in Jesus. He has 3 children – Peyton (7), Gracen (4) and Adeline (18 months). In what free time he has, Ryan likes to work out and try to play golf – the key word being 'try.'