Cedric Nelms

Cedric Nelms

Board Member


Cedric Nelms was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. He attended Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA.

Cedric has been in the ministry for 20+ years and has been working in different areas of ministry, from youth ministry, men’s ministry, teaching, community development, leadership principles, social justice, and civic engagement. He is the Senior Pastor of Chosen Generation Fellowship Church, in Long Beach. He has taught workshops on relational leadership, trauma healing, and the five principles of life. He was also the radio host of the Chosen Generation Ministry Radio Show, an internet program/podcast that deals with the intersection of culture, life, and faith. He is also the author of Get Me Through…The Makeover of My Life.

He and his wife have started Helping Hands Community Resource Center, which focuses on health and wellness, education, career development, and basic needs. In addition to that, he is the City Director for a Christian Mission Organization, where he is actively working on being a bridge builder between Los Angeles and the Faith Based community.

Cedric has been married to Karen, for 20+ years. They have 5 beautiful children, Erika, Jonathan, and a set of triplets, Isaiah, Khalid, and Courtney.