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Office of the President – Josh Crockett

Josh Crockett

About Josh Crockett

Josh Crockett became the sixth president of BJU in May of 2024.

He holds a BA in rhetoric & public address from BJU and an MA in counseling and a Master of Divinity from BJU Seminary. He received a Doctor of Minstry from Liberty University.

Prior to being elected as BJU’s president, he served as the senior pastor of Grace Baptist Church and head of Indiana Christian Academy in Anderson, Indiana. In that role, he shepherded the school through the 2008 recession, gained accreditation and oversaw significant growth in both organizations.

From 2015-2024, he was the senior pastor of Morningside Baptist Church in Greenville where he led a multigenerational, multiethnic and multicultural congregation that included hundreds of BJU students, faculty and staff.

At a Glance


Doctor of Ministry

— Liberty University, 2020

Master of Divinity

— BJU Seminary, 2005

MA, Counseling

— BJU Seminary, 2004

BA, Rhetoric & Public Address

— BJU, 2001


Wife, Karie, and 4 children


Office of the President
Bob Jones University
Greenville, SC 29614