Jeremy W. Odom (1986-) was born in Pineville, Louisiana to Early Odom, Jr. and Carolyn S. Essex. He has been writing poetry since the 2nd Grade receiving several international accolades. He published his first book "Words from the Soul" while serving in the U.S. Army in Iraq in 2005. Called to preach at the age of 6, he has proclaimed the Gospel Truth to various listeners across America, Ireland, Germany and Baghdad. Jeremy has served in various capacities from Church Administrator, Youth Pastor, Senior Pastor and also Presiding Elder. He currently chairs the Board of Trustees for the National Pastors & Minister's Conference and is the State President of the Louisiana Ministerial Association.