Kent is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill with a B.A. in US History. Kent worked extensively in the Triangle area in residential property management. He is a founding member of FRPCD and served as a ruling elder. Answering God's call to the ministry Kent attended Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary obtaining a Masters of Divinity degree in 2001. He and his wife Rosaria church planted in N. Va for five years. He then worked as a contractor with the federal government. 2002 FRPCD called Kent to serve as their pastor. He and his wife have four children by adoption.