Born and reared in Reno, Nevada, Dr. John Wynn is a successful entrepreneur who has achieved many of his goals early in life. At the age of twenty six he began to air his own television show titled, “Set Free” on a local cable station. The show encouraged people throughout Northern California for over eight years. By the age of thirty, his first book: NEW LEVELS, NEW D.E.V.I.L.S, was a complete sellout. At the age of thirty five, he was the founder and president of New Levels Community Development Center; which included a childcare center and an adult educational facility to benefit low-income families in Las Vegas, Nevada. He also founded Wynn-Win Enterprises, LLC; a record label he created to produce Christian inspirational music, which includes his own spoken word music CD titled “Perspective.”
In January 2008, he expanded his ten year television ministry when he launched his international show on DIRECTV’s Word Network Channel which has aired in 144 countries around the world. As an accomplished author and musician, he has produced three inspirational music CD’s and written two noteworthy books. Additionally, he established Wynn Film Productions, LLC, a film production company which currently has four spectacular movies ready for production.
In September 2009, at the age of thirty nine, he was consecrated as bishop and became Chief Apostle and Presiding Bishop of International Church Fellowship, Inc. In March 2011, he received Apostolic Succession and was inducted into the Joint College of African American Bishops in Cleveland, Ohio. That same year, he received his Doctrine of Divinity. 162 He currently offers his educational program in six schools of the Washoe County School District in Reno, Nevada. The program is titled, Youth Empowered to Succeed (Y.E.S. Program). Through his initiative and persistence, he developed a curriculum with an accompanying supplemental workbook that garners positive behavioral results for student participants. His program has been endorsed and supported by the Mayor of the City of Reno, the Chief of Police, the Superintendent of Washoe County School District, various local educators including site administrators and counselors.
Today, he is a rising, stellar community leader who has received countless support from city officials, politicians and community activists. He supports the local education system with a major focus on student self-development and individual responsibility.