Lead Pastor of The Word Church, Jamail Johnson, serves as an educator, a fearless leader, and a pioneer for change within his community. His drive, vision, and devotion to helping others led him to create Increase M.E. (Momentum Effectively). As founder and CEO of this organization, Mr. Johnson mentors other pastors, leaders, and entrepreneurs by providing practical and motivational leadership strategies. Whether in church, classroom, or corporate settings, Jamail unselfishly shares his knowledge and spiritual wisdom as a guide to ensure the advancement of his pupils.

Meeting the needs of marginalized communities, advocating for the transformation of education, and promoting social empowerment are merely a few of Jamail’s commitments. Through volunteering with community outreach programs, professional coaching, and mentoring, he continues to push the “Kingdom agenda” beyond church walls. Being a liaison for organizations such as; The Greater Houston Frontiers Club, Police and Clergy Alliance, Interfaith Ministries of Greater Houston, 100 Black Men of Metropolitan Houston, and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., grants him opportunities to advocate for underprivileged groups and neighborhoods.

Jamail earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas Southern University, a Bachelor of Theology from Penefaith Biblical Institute, and an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Kingdom Training Circuit Institute. His features and accolades include being recognized by Mayor Sylvester Turner, Aldine I.S.D., ABC 13 News, The Houston Food Bank, and one of the 2018 Top 50 Black Professionals and Entrepreneurs of Texas. His background also includes fifteen years of pastoral and community activism experience. Equally important, being the son of a former educator and an educator himself, Mr. Johnson understands the importance of real-world relevance, school environments that are conducive to student success, and utilizing modern strategies to reach all students. As an Aldine I.S.D. Board Member, Jamail’s major focus will be to support initiatives that ensure that every child:

  • Is prepared for college, careers, citizenship, & the transition into adulthood upon graduating.
  • Excels in reading & communicating effectively
  • Has access to modern technology
  • Has highly qualified teachers who are paid a competitive salary

Pastor Jamail Johnson has expressed his extreme passion to change lives through three books he’s authored entitled: #BE, iPray, and WAKE:UP. He forever speaks of his admiration for his wife, Natasha, and their two sons, JayeLon & Adonis. Mr. Johnson is a proven leader in more ways than one. He is changing lives daily by being a proud servant of God and to his community.