Elder Kevin L. Aldridge
A native of Middletown, Ohio, Kevin graduated from Middletown High School in 1998. Kevin started his college journey at Texas Christian University (TCU) in Fort Worth, Texas. While he was there, he was a walk-on for the track and basketball team. In 2000, he transferred to play basketball and participate in an exciting new degree program at Campbellsville University (KY). He graduated in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Ministry and a minor degree in Biblical Studies. Kevin was afforded the opportunity to play on a summer tour with Athletes in Action in 2001. His team traveled to Ecuador and Trinidad. He later participated with Sports Reach and played exhibition basketball against Division 1, 2 and NAIA schools.
He later received his professional diploma from the Ohio Center for Broadcasting in Radio, TV and Film. Kevin was the co-host of “Breaking the Silence”, which aired for 4 years (2007-2011) on WCVX Christian Talk Radio (Cincinnati) and Blog Talk Radio (Internet). Aldridge also co-hosted another radio broadcast called “Word Up with Kev & Dr. G”, this also aired for a brief period on Blog Talk Radio (2009-2011). He was a TV host for Blue Chip Award Winning “Real Talk 24/7” on TV Middletown for 5 years (2004-2009) and is currently co-hosting “Restoring Hope TV” on TV Middletown (October 2013-present). Aldridge has worked on and produced several other TV and film projects over the past few years. He has co-written and produced 3 gospel stage plays and will be releasing his first book titled “Fractured But Functional: My Life Under Construction” in 2015.
In 2010, Kevin became a professional voice artist and has appeared in numerous regional TV and radio commercials over the past 5 years. He is currently signed with nationally known Heyman Talent and Wilhelmina Brown (affiliate of Wilhelmina Models) talent agencies.
Currently, Kevin is the President and Founder of Kingdom Vision Outreach, a 501 c 3 organization that specializes in character development of youth in the areas of sports, college prep and etiquette training. Aldridge has also been very active in ministry for over 20 years. He has spent that time preaching and teaching the Word of God as an evangelist and currently is a pastor and elder at Church on the Rock in Middletown, Ohio.
His faith in Christ and family, ultimately, are his prized possessions. He and his wife Crystal have been married for over 10 years. They have 3 daughters: Kelis (deceased), Ava (7 years old) and Zoe (1 year old). He and his family reside in Monroe, Ohio.
Kevin is quick to remind all, that “all of these things that I am involved in are just a platform to the real conversation, which is Jesus Christ. None of these things are eternal, but a lasting relationship with Him is.”