( ENSPIRE Man Code 101) The Pastor Broadens His Reach Through TV, Film, Books, and Community Workshops
ENSPIRE Contributor: Natalie Wong
Dr. John Wynn and his family launched the first African American global 24-hour streaming television network and video-on-demand platform in the State of Nevada with a desire to unite inspiration and entertainment. Dr. Wynn’s long and fruitful career as an accomplished entrepreneur, author, and musician drives his passion to uplift and make a difference in his community.
Born and raised in Reno, Nevada, Dr. John Wynn is the son of a reverend and has a strong ministry background. Dr. Wynn and his wife Edith married in 1991 and soon began their own journeys in business and ministry. Dr. Wynn currently has eight children who all work in ministry, education, and business alongside their parents.
Having been a pastor for over 23 years and the Presiding Bishop of International Church Fellowship in 2009, Dr. Wynn combined his expertise in the ministry field along with his affinity for entrepreneurship. He is a consultant and curriculum developer of his consulting firm Dr. John Wynn & Associates, which specializes in corporate training, youth and adult education, and international ministry. He has over 20 years of experience in education working with teachers, students, parents, and community stakeholders to help students graduate. Dr. Wynn offers workshops and courses to provide mentorship and goal-setting services about managing businesses and to, hopefully, bring together diverse community groups to solve complex problems. He is passionate about inspiring people to understand the greatness within and achieve their dreams.
Dr. John Wynn & Associates predominantly works with corporations, school districts, and local communities for their social and educational needs and empowers communities with ministries that will lead clients towards success and self-sufficiency. Some of his clients include the Clark County School District, the State of Nevada, the Nevada Workforce Investment Board, and the Washoe County School District.
Dr. Wynn has also expanded his reach in his writing, music, and television endeavors. In 2017, Dr. Wynn and his family launched a 24-hour inspirational television network called The Wynn Network. He is the host of his own radio and television shows, which air on Praise 100.9, Sacramento Faith T.V. The first of its kind, the African American-focused network can be streamed on all devices. Dr. Wynn writes and directs films and shows for his network; his most recent work was John Wynn’s Mirror Mirror that had a one-week run in theaters in October 2019. In addition, Dr. Wynn has produced three inspirational music CDs and written books regarding motivation and his relationship with God. Dr. Wynn is passionate about transcending racial and cultural barriers to inspire others to be their best selves.
Dr. Wynn is dedicated to his community and has done prolific work as a consultant, author, musician, and filmmaker. His strong beliefs and family-oriented mindset come through in teaching, and his consulting style has proven to be informative and entertaining. Dr. Wynn’s commitment to expanding his network and willingness to take risks filled a demand that Nevada needed. As Dr. Wynn elegantly summarizes in his blog, “Constantly remind yourself that you have greatness in you!”