Pastor Carlton Harris was born in St. Louis, MO. His family includes his wife Carol, their three adult children, and himself. The family first came to College Avenue Baptist Church in 2006 when they moved to Southern California from Cleveland, OH. Pastor Carlton says he does his best thinking while driving on a long-distance trip and always smiles when he looks at photos of his children as infants and preschoolers. His passions include spending time with his best friend and wife, Carol; St. Louis Cardinals baseball; working out; reading; studying the Bible; preaching and teaching the Bible; eating Mexican food; grilling; and watching sunsets.