English and Speech
D.J. Pendley hails from Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, and serves as a faculty member of our team specializing in the English and education departments. D.J. graduated from Pensacola Christian College with a B.S. in Commercial Writing, an M.A. in Christian Education, and is currently pursuing an Ed.D in Curriculum and Development from PCC. Upon his graduation from Pensacola Christian College, D.J. taught various English courses at the college level for ten years, before moving to Fuquay-Varina, NC, to serve at Hilltop Christian School. He taught English there for five years, before becoming a professor at Southeastern in 2012. D.J. has been married to his wife, Catherine, for 23 years, and they have two children. Robert, who is currently a student at Southeastern and D.J. III who serves in the Air Force. D.J. is a deacon and connection group leader at Hilltop Free Will Baptist Church in Fuquay-Varina, NC. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, reading, and a good doodle.
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