Rev Leonjo Morris, Sr.
Rev Leonjo Morris, Sr. was born and raised in Oakland, California. He grew up playing drums in high school and several congregations in the Oakland area for most of his childhood. He answered the Lord’s call to preach in 1998 while serving under Pastor Larry Ashley at Cosmopolitan Baptist Church for two years. He preached his first sermon and was licensed to preach in March 2000. Rev. Morris served as Armour Bearer and Youth Pastor for years in the Oakland area. In 2006, after the blessing of his Pastor, Larry Brice, Sr., Rev Morris moved to Tucson, AZ where he joined and served as Youth, Teen and Young Adult Pastor and Lead Armour Bearer at the Grace Temple Missionary Baptist Church. He served in these capacities for five (5) years, two (2) of which with his wife, Rev. Dansiea Morris. His passion is to see youth and young adults more involved in ministry and the Word of God as well as applying it to their personal life. His mission with youth and young adults is to mentor them for leadership positions in both ministry and community. Rev. Morris, an ordained minister, is an exceptional percussionist and has performed with gospel artists including Reginald Jackson, Dansiea, Crystal Aiken and Benita Jones. Leon has a unique ear for music and is known for his consistent percussionist skills and production of percussions in the recording studio. His calling is to minister to youth and young adults and to ensure the safety of Pastors as Armor Bearer. His personal mission is: “Treat people the way you want to be treated.” Psalm 134:2 – “Lift up your hands in the sanctuary and praise the Lord” is one of his favorite scriptures
Rev. Danseia Jones Morris
Born in Tucson, Arizona, church and spirituality became a part of Dansiea’s life at an early age as she sang her first song at church at the age of 5 along with her family the Jones Singers. For over 15 years this multi-gifted servant to the Tucson community has not changed her focus and passion – leading people to Christ through the power of her voice. An anointed and humorous teacher, preacher, mentor, singer, worship leader and song writer, Dansiea utilizes her experiences and knowledge to pour out unselfishly into the lives of others. Her down-to-earth and realistic approach to proclaim the Holy Word of God invokes others to delve into and ponder the life application of the Word of God in their lives. Reverend Morris has been special guest speaker, preacher, psalmist and worship leader throughout the U.S., Africa,US Virgin Islands and Europe for over 25 years and has shared the stage with many Gospel Artists. Rev. Morris holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and has over 20years’ experience in management, as a coach, mentor and trainer. Dansiea’s debut album called Just Dansiea was released in 2012; her first project under Dansiea Music Production in conjunction with ODJ Enterprises (her brother Ordell Jones’ Production Company). She is also the originator of the “HollaBack Conference” a praise and worship conference that helps to create an environment that motivatesKingdom people and non-Kingdom people to transform their way of praising God with proper verbal response, and non-verbal as a secondary sign of showing our appreciation to God. After her ministerial ordination along side her husband, Rev. Leon Morris, Sr., she served as Youth, Teen and Young Adult Pastor at Grace Temple Missionary BaptistChurch, for two years. Rev. Morris shares the same passion as her husband in helping youth, teens and young adults find and operate in their gifts and purpose. Rev. Morris lives her life mainly by one principle,“We can have KingdomAuthority in our Territory.”