EJ Kemper III was born to a teacher and a preacher in Fort Polk, Louisiana. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army, a graduate of GMOR Theological Institute and pastor of Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church in Lake Charles, LA. EJ has traveled as a missionary to Haiti. He is a board member of the SWLA Sickle Cell Anemia foundation. He has written numerous columns in Christian magazines and authored eight books.
Pastor Kemper is the husband of Orelia Marie Kemper and the father of Ellis James Kemper IV and Eyana Janae Kemper.