Husband, father, pastor, veteran, author, mentor, and business owner are some of the hats worn by Dexter Peggins Jr. Dexter’s personal mandate is to help people get clarity concerning their purpose, overcome life's what-ifs, and win in difficult situations. The diversity of his experiences makes him a sought-after speaker in the areas of leadership and personal development, and a trusted advisor for those dealing with life’s most crucial issues.
Dexter holds a Bachelor’s degree in Christian Ministry, and a Master of Public Administration. He has authored three books: The Garden Experience; Perspective: 7 Stories from the Bible That will Impact Your Life and Leadership; and Dear Son: The Words of a Father to the Heart of a Son. Promoting the message of purposeful living and the power of a second chance, Dexter is the founder of the City of Refuge Enterprise, and has served on a number of advisory boards, which include:
Along with Dominique Bond, he is the Co-founder of When Men Open Up. When Men Open Up is a platform that was created to address issues that men often struggle with in silence.
Dexter and his wife, LaSandra, reside in Augusta, GA with their two young sons. In his free time he enjoys traveling, fishing, and reading.