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Pastor John Daniels


Founder, ALIVE Inc.

Pastor John Daniels is a native of Milwaukee who gained his educational experiences in the MPS School System, Marquette University High school and then moved onto the University of Michigan. His area of focus included Business Management and Music Production, returned to his home to contribute to the community in which he was raised. John Daniels III has been a teacher and key leader in Information Technology for the Holy Redeemer Educational campus supporting the CH Mason Clinic, Daniels-Mardak Boys & Girls Club, Elementary and High Schools. His innovation, commitment and skills provide unique contributions to the expanding vision of the Wisconsin First Jurisdiction under the leadership of Bishop Sedgwick Daniels.

John Daniels is further pursuing his education in a Master’s Program of Organizational Leadership at Marian University. He currently serves in the WI First Jurisdiction leading the growing ministry at Old Mt. Zion New Jerusalem COGIC on the east side of Milwaukee. This ministry is an East campus of Holy Redeemer in a very diverse area, budding with opportunity, reaching out to young professionals and college students. With a heart for seeing young people flourish, he started a mentoring program called ALIVE- Administering Life In Vocational Experiences. ALIVE offers exciting and inspiring interactions for youth to work with professionals in diverse career fields, to help their own personal aspirations come alive. 

Grounded in biblical principles, he builds bridges for youth to explore the opportunities God has for them. ALIVE also collaborates with the Greater Milwaukee Committee’s (GMC) on the growing MKE Fellows program which exposes young talent to local business leaders and internship experiences to complement their academic pursuits. The aim is to build a networking community that will embrace, develop and retain its own sharp talent.

With a passion for his community, he also serves as Director of Operations, for OneMke- whose mission is to transform leadership and relationships across the diverse pipeline of talent in the city of Milwaukee.  These commitments reflect the legacy he desires to leave and the impact to make upon his community, especially his namesake, John Daniels IV.