Jimmy Hinton is a native to the Somerset area. He grew up in Shanksville, where United 93 went down on 9/11. He attended the Somerset Church of Christ, where his dad preached, from the time he was a child. Jimmy began college in 1997. He graduated from Harding University in Searcy, AR in 2001 with a B.A. in Bible and Religion. He graduated from Harding School of Theology in Memphis, TN in May of 2007 with a Master of Divinity. He began preaching at Somerset full time in June of 2009.
Jimmy married Natalie in 2005 and they are the proud parents of Eden and Cameron.
In July 2013, Jimmy also launched the website jimmyhinton.org, a site dedicated to the detection and prevention of child sexual abuse. He conducts workshops on child abuse detection and prevention, something all churches should be discussing.