Kerry was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. Kerry came to know Jesus as his personal Lord and Savior at the age of nine. Early in his childhood he discovered his passion for art. His pursuit for more knowledge and skill led him to obtain a Bachelor of Arts degree in Painting from Mississippi State University. After several years working in the commercial art industry, he opened his own art studio called KBJ Studios. After six successful years, Kerry felt called by God to become a minister. Kerry sold his business and moved his family to Texas to attend Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary where he recieved the Masters of Communication Arts degree in 1993.
After graduation from seminary, Kerry accepted the position of Exhibit Designer with the Home Mission Board (now called North American Mission Board) in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2006, Kerry and his wife, Twyla, were commissioned as Church Planting Missionaries where they started two churches in Atlanta, Ga and one in Indiapolis, IN. They are now serving as Evangelism Catalyst Misisonaries in Marietta, GA.
Kerry is also President of Drawing to the Rock Ministries, Inc. Kerry travels all over the world communicating the gospel of Jesus Christ using visual art.
Kerry and Twyla have been married since 1980. They have two daughters and son-in-laws.