Pastor Herring was born and raised in southern Georgia where he grew up in a pastorís home. He is one of six children. In 2006, his father, Pastor Dean Herring, was called to plant a church in Kuna, Idaho. From there, Jon felt led to attend Heartland Baptist Bible College in Oklahoma City, OK. While attending college he met his wife, Rachel. He graduated college with a degree in pastorology.
While attending Heartland Bible College, Jon realized that he had never truly dealt with the matter of his salvation. In October of 2011, he accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior. Since then, the Lord has truly worked in his life and has led him to minister at Brush Arbor Baptist Church.