Reverend Chester L. McGensy, D.D, was born and reared in Fresno, California. He married Janetta on August 16, 1980. Janetta is a retired Principal after working for the Fresno Unified School District for 35 years. They have three sons, Chester Lee III, an MBA/JD graduate of The University of San Francisco. Jason Paul, a BA graduate of Pepperdine University in the field of communication/film production, Daughter-in-law, Amina McGensy, married to Jason, a graduate of Humboldt State University with a BA in Art History, and a Masters in Library and Information Sciences through the San Jose State University iSchool, and Kevin James, a graduate of Fresno Pacific University with a BA Degree/Teaching Credential. Daughter-in-law, Penney McGensy, married to Kevin, also, a graduate of Fresno Pacific University with a BA Degree/Teaching Credential.