JJ Hairston

Gospel singer best known as the leader and main songwriter of the Youthful Praise choir. He and the choir have enjoyed great success among evangelical listeners with releases like 2002’s Awesome God and 2014’s I See Victory.

Before Fame
He originally formed Youthful Praise out of Turner’s Faith Temple in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

His profile was raised considerably after he was featured on Late Night with Conan O’Brien.

Family Life
He married a woman named Trina, with whom he has children named James, Janay and Jayelle.

Associated With
His album Thank You for the Change features gospel star Coko.

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