The Reverend Doctor Randall T. Jenkins was born near Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. He attended colleges in Indiana and Pennsylvania, and received his undergraduate degree from Washington and Jefferson College. After working with Youth for Christ for several years he attended Pittsburgh Theological Seminary where he received his Master of Divinity degree. He received his Doctor of Ministry degree from Reformed Theological Seminary at the Charlotte, North Carolina campus in May 2004. Randy was the Pastor at the Bethany Presbyterian Church in Wilmington, North Carolina for several years before coming to Central Presbyterian Church.
Randy and his wife, Judy, have three daughters, Leah, Grace, and Abby.