Juan M. Vallejo, a southern California native, began serving as an assisting minister at Hawaiian Gardens Foursquare Church in Hawaiian Gardens, Calif., at age 19.
Juan later served as the executive pastor of La Iglesia en el Camino (the Hispanic ministry of The Church On The Way) in Van Nuys, Calif., served on the Southwest District church multiplication team, planted two churches, taught at Life Pacific College (also known as LIFE Bible College) and served as a divisional superintendent in the San Bernardino, Calif., area.
Abroad, Juan and his family served for 10 years as Foursquare missionaries to Bolivia, El Salvador and Paraguay. Ministry assignments included the establishment of Bible institutes, church multiplication teams, leadership development, district supervision, and national board leadership support.
Juan and his wife, Graciela, were married in 1991 and have three children.