Dr. Jack Hayford

Founder and Chancellor Emeritus of The King’s University

Jack Hayford is the founder and chancellor emeritus of The King’s University (formerly The King’s College and Seminary in Los Angeles), which he founded in 1997. He is probably best known, however, as “Pastor Jack,” founding pastor of The Church On The Way in Van Nuys, California, where he served as senior pastor for more than three decades. A prolific and bestselling author, Hayford has penned more than 50 books and composed 600 hymns and choruses. He and his late wife, Anna, were married 62 years and were blessed with four children, eleven grandchildren, and a growing number of great-grandchildren.


Dr. Robert Morris

Senior Pastor of Gateway Church

Chancellor of The King’s University

Robert Morris is the senior pastor of Gateway Church, a multicampus church based out of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Since it began in 2000, the church has grown to more than 100,000 active attendees. His television program airs in over 190 countries, and his radio program, Worship & the Word with Pastor Robert, airs in more than 1,800 radio markets across America. He serves as chancellor of The King’s University and is the bestselling author of numerous books, including The Blessed LifeFrequency, Beyond Blessed, and Take the Day Off. Robert and his wife, Debbie, have been married 40 years and are blessed with one married daughter, two married sons, and nine grandchildren.

Dr. Jon Chasteen

President of The King’s University

Lead Pastor of Victory Church

Jon Chasteen is president of The King’s University and lead pastor of Victory Church, a multicampus church based out of Oklahoma City. Passionate about empowering and equipping the local church through the preparation of Christlike servant-leaders, Dr. Chasteen desires to lead TKU’s faculty and administration with transparency and authenticity. Prior to arriving at TKU in 2018, his experience included seven years of pastoral leadership and six years of administrative leadership in Christian higher education. Dr. Chasteen has three earned degrees, including a Doctor of Education from Oral Roberts University. He and his wife, Michele, are blessed to enjoy life with their two children, Corey and Jace.

The King’s University Board of Trustees

Dr. Jack W. Hayford – Chancellor Emeritus
Dr. Robert Morris – Chancellor
Pastor Kevin Grove – Chairman
Dr. Kenneth Ulmer – Vice-Chairman
Sterling Brackett
Larry Dantzler
Dr. Irini Fambro
Pastor Dan Hicks
Pastor Tom Lane
Howard Kaloogian
Pastor Robert Stearns
Dr. Jack Chuk-Lun Young