Sam is a native of the great state of West Virginia and came to know the Lord at the age of 6. He came to Mount Vernon Nazarene University in the Fall of 2015 on a golf scholarship and graduated in the Winter of 2019 with a degree in Integrated Social Studies Education. He continues to help out with the Men’s and Women’s Golf Teams, serving as a part-time Assistant Coach.
Sam was married to his amazing wife, Taiylor Preston, on July 5th, 2020. In his free time, Sam enjoys outdoor activities such as playing golf with friends, going on hikes, fishing, as well as other hobbies such as reading and writing. He has served on staff with Lifepoint Church since January 1, 2020, when he began his current position as Student and College Pastor.