Dr. John Robert “Bobby” Adolph was born April 9, 1966 in Houston, Texas to the late Seymour V., Sr. and Barbara Jean Adolph. He attended East Houston Elementary School, Kirby Middle School and Smiley Senior High School. He entered Texas Southern University on full scholarship in 1984 and received a BBA Degree in December 1989. After being ordained in the ministry by his father, Rev. Seymour Adolph, Sr., at New Hope Baptist Church, Houston TX., in 1992 he continued matriculating at Morehouse School of Religion in Atlanta, GA. While in Georgia he met and married the love of his life, Dorrie Eileen and they are now the proud parents of two children, Sumone and Jonathan. Upon graduation from Morehouse with a degree of Master of Divinity, Pastor Adolph was called to become the Under Shepherd of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in Beaumont, Texas. He accepted this call and has continued to lead the flock for eighteen years. In pursuit to further his education and his desire to learn more of the teachings of religion, he entered the Houston School of Theology and graduated with his doctorate degree.