A native of Vallejo, California, Pastor Randolph was born to the late William E. Randolph, Sr. and Gwendolyn Y. Randolph.
He is a devoted husband married to Florence Randolph and is the loving father of five children and fifteen (15) grandchildren.
Rev. Dr. William E. Randolph Jr has made it his life's mission to equip, empower and encourage people with the life-changing message of Jesus Christ. His message is clear and compelling: in order to impact, influence and transform society, Christians must serve beyond the walls of the church.
Pastor Randolph answered the call and was ordained to preach under the leadership of the late Pastor Claybon Lea, Sr., of Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. He currently serves as Pastor of First Baptist Church in Yellow Springs, Ohio.
Pastor Randolph attended Solano College, Golden Gate Theological Seminary (now known as Golden Gate Seminary), and Cedarville University.
A member of the Western Union Baptist District Association, serving as First-Vice Moderator for the Western Union Baptist District Association, as well as a member of the National Baptist Convention USA, Inc; a member of the Dayton Baptist Pastors & Ministers Union; a Lecturer for Pastors Legacy Ministries; has written numerous articles for local newspapers and universities. He has been blessed to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ across the length and breathe of this country and has participated in crusades in China and the Philippines.
2019 he was awarded an honorary doctorate degree from the Zion Hill Theological Seminary in Dayton Ohio.
In 2005, Pastor Randolph became the voice of a daily radio program called "the Inspirational Vitamin" on U99Fm at Cedarville College. Recently, WTMH (an Internet Radio Station) partnered with Pastor Randolph and began airing
"An Inspiring Word" and "The Inspiring Moment".
Pastor Randolph has been blessed to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ across the country, and has participated in crusades in China and the Philippines.