Minister D.A. Whitney, better known as The Rev, is a Brooklyn, New York native who grew up in California after joining the US Marine Corps. No stranger to the Gospel of Jesus Christ, the initial training for The Rev began under the tutelage of his parents, both Ministers of the Gospel, who instilled in him a foundation of the Word of God & faithful stewardship.
In 2008, The Rev became a licensed Minister of the Gospel, co-founded Blessed 4 Life Ministries & co-authored his first self-published book. The Rev received additional licensing in Evangelism & Outreach in 2004 & Lay Leadership in 2006.
The Rev is an esteemed recipient of the Shirley Chisholm Certificate of Appreciation for the Congressional Arts Competition in New York City, as well as numerous awards & community accolades.
The Rev, a dynamic speaker & confident in proclaiming the Word of God is also the co-founder of Blessed 4 Life Ministries which encompasses life-coaching, marriage counseling, & self-publishing assistance to aspiring writers.
Currently residing in Raleigh, North Carolina, the Rev is well known for serving the local community at large in Christ Jesus name. The Rev is the truest definition of a community preacher, spreading the Good News from California to New York, & everywhere in between. The Rev & the love of his life, his wife, Shannon, have been together for over 20 years. They have 4 children & 2 grandchildren.