Rev. Jonathan McReynolds

Rev. Jonathan McReynolds

Power 100 list

Rev. Jonathan McReynolds

Senior Pastor, Aenon Missionary Baptist Church

jonathan-mcreynoldsYears in current role: 4.5

What’s the most important lesson you’ve learned in your career?

Leadership is a privilege.

What’s been your biggest success?

Overcoming the odds that were against me.

Who have been the biggest mentors in your career?

My grandfather the late Rev. Dr. W.G. Harvey Sr., Rev. Wendell Gray, Rev. Dr. C.B. Akins and my wife.

What are your hopes for the Rochester community this year?

I hope that people of different perspectives will give each other a chance and work together toward community healing, forgiveness and advancement.

What do you do to unplug in your free time?

I watch movies, exercise, read and spend time with my family.

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