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Nate Jernigan

Assistant Professor of Music and Worship, Leavell College

Lallage Feazel Chair of Worship and Praise


  • D.M.A., (Worship and Hymnology), New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, (In Progress)
  • M.M.C.M. (Choral Conducting), New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 2016
  • B.M. (Vocal Performance), William Carey University, 2012


(504) 816-8314 | njernigan@nobts.edu
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Nate Jernigan leads the Leavell College music and worship programs and also serves as the coordinator for chapel worship. Nate has served as a worship pastor in churches of all sizes and styles in Texas, Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi. In addition to his role at NOBTS and Leavell College, Nate also serves as the Worship Pastor at First Baptist New Orleans.

Nate is married to Meagan and they have a son named Ellis. Nate and Meagan love to travel and are always looking forward to new adventures. Unashamedly, their favorite restaurant in New Orleans is a Colombian Creole spot named Mais Arepas.