Charles was born and raised in the Bay Area of California. He received Christ at the age of 12 under the leadership of the late James Ivy, the late Senior Pastor of True Pentecostal Church in Vallejo, CA.
Charles attended Dr. James J. Hogan Sr. High where he ran cross-country and track and field. Following high school, he continued in track and field at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX and graduated in 1997 with a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering; minor in Mathematics. Attributing to his positive experience as an intern in the wireless industry his latter year in college, Charles pursued a career as a RF Engineer. Eventually, he became a consultant and was assigned to a project in Phoenix, AZ. He enjoyed Arizona so much that he decided to make it his permanent residence. It was also during this time he married the love of his life, Monica Morrison.
While in Arizona he has served in various ministry capacities. From a Young Adults leader, Associate Pastor for a startup work, a Prayer Ministry Leader at a local non-denominational church in Tempe, AZ and presently serving in the capacity of Associate Pastor for HCM since 2010.
Currently, he and his wife work for their startup project management company, Virtus Communications. In his spare time, Charles enjoys reading and studying on leadership( Dr. John C. Maxwell anyone?) playing golf, horseback riding, rooting for the Cowboys, traveling and spending time with his family and friends. Charles and his wife Monica have two daughters, Jordan and Madisyn.