Elder Harris was educated in the public schools of Maryland and he attended Maryland State College majoring in Psychology. He studied further at The Southern Baptist Seminary External Division, Tallahassee Bible Institute, The Ambassador College, and Rutgers Graduate School of Business. He completed a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Education in 1994 and is just hours away from a Master of Leadership and Management from Logos Christian College and Graduate Schools. Elder Harris, Pastor, Leader, Volunteer and Veteran, he is the current pastor of Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist Church. He began his pastorate at Mt. Olive on September 4, 1992. Elder Harris has pastored in Madison, Florida 1980 – 1984, and Tallahassee, Florida from 1984 – 1992 at which time he was called to the Pastorate at Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Florida.