is one of Redeemer’s bass players but also plays acoustic guitar on occasion. He works at Marshall Music in Troy and is a freelance musician. He plays gigs with many groups including the local band HALA. JJ grew up in Oxford, MI near the Palace of Auburn Hills. He came to Detroit to pursue a major in Music at Wayne State University and to also participate in the vibrant music scene. JJ lives in the New Center/Midtown area. The thing that excites him the most about Redeemer is how he aids in uplifting the congregation as they sing praises to Jesus.