Alan was born and raised in Southern California in the home of a career youth minister and special ed teacher's aid who raised him to love Jesus and walk in His ways. He graduated with his Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies from California Baptist University in 2005 and went on to earn his Masters of Divinity in 2013 from Truett Seminary at Baylor University. He has been married to Amberlyn Felts since August 2, 2014. They have two kiddos; Jackson and Hazel.
He enjoys watching College Football, playing the drums, disc golf, drinking coffee and Craft Beer, and going on outdoor adventures with his wife and friends.