Dustin and his wife, Renea, are lifelong residents of East Tennessee. Dustin became the senior pastor of Sneedville First Baptist Church in March 2019. Before his role as senior pastor at SFBC, Dustin served as family pastor at Ridgeview Baptist Church in Church Hill, Tennessee. Prior to his call to full-time ministry, Dustin served in the behavioral health field for over 10 years.
Dustin earned his undergraduate degree in Counseling / Psychology from Toccoa Falls College in 2006 and has earned two graduate degrees: one in Counseling and the other in Theology.
Dustin's hobbies include reading, sports (GO VOLS), spending time with family and friends, and enjoying a good cup of coffee.
Dustin and Renea have 3 boys: Dawson, Andrew, and Colton. The Jessees believe God's call upon their family is to immerse themselves in the local church and to live and lead by example. They have a clear passion for people and their community, and their desire and prayer is for God's glory to be displayed in their personal and public life as a family.