John Blackwell grew up in Kentwood, Louisiana. He became a Christian at the age of 6. He married the love of his life Yvonne.
John and his wife Yvonne have been married since 2005 and have one son, Junior age seven and another son on the way, Easton Gray Blackwell.
Since 1987 John has been singing in churches all across Louisiana and the United States. Being born pre-mature with complications and Johns mother not knowing if he would survive really brought out her faith because she remembered just prior months before he was born going to a church retreat and being prayed for and told that when This child opens his mouth that people would listen and that is exactly what’s been the case. He has opened his mouth to millions of people through Live performances, TV, Radio and they have Listened.
He and his family attend Healing Place Church in Baton Rouge, LA where he is in the choir and part of the Servolution Outreach Team where they go out into the community and serve the community and try to meet the needs of the community while demonstrating Gods purpose of what it means to be a servant. More information can be found on his website on Servolution if you or your church would like to also be a part in your own community.
In 2003 he decided to take a break from his music and concentrate on other interest until 2012. He is currently in the studio working on his first CD Project since 1990, titled “Let It Rain” The CD is scheduled to be released in November 2012. He states that this project means so much to him because it will be a praise and worship experience. He also states that he hopes that the songs will touch your heart as much as they have his.