Victor G. Sholar is a native of St. Louis, Mo. He is the son of Sharon Shelton-Sholar and the late Victor Sholar. He is married to the former Athena L. Taylor and is the proud father of four sons: Jonathan, Josiah, Jeremiah, and Joshua.
Pastor Sholar graduated from Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Missouri, in 1996 receiving a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and began his professional career in governmental administration. During this time, the Lord placed a higher calling on him, serving as the Campus Director of the Baptist Student Union where he taught bible study for Prison Fellowship Ministries.