Reverend Ray D. Jiles received his Honorary Doctor of Divinity Degree from the United Theological Seminary and Bible College in Monroe.
Jiles received the honorary degree for his studies completed in religion, as well as many other accomplishments made in society.
Jiles' relentless character and exemplary regard for God's word and desire to lift up a life of hope and holiness has earned him numerous citations, community, religious, civic and previous job related awards.
Jiles and his wife, Betty J. Jiles, have two sons, Marcus and Nicholas.
He is pastor of Valley Springs Missionary Baptist Church.