Rev. Jasmine Smart is originally from the metro area of Portland, Oregon. She attended Calvin University in Grand Rapids, MI and then went to Princeton Theological Seminary where she received her Master of Divinity. Her husband Jonathan was born and raised in the Detroit area, and they settled here in late 2016. She was ordained at Kirk in the Hills Presbyterian Church in 2017 and is currently a Parish Associate there. She also works as a Spiritual Care Provider at PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) of SE Michigan. She has also served the churches of First Presbyterian Troy, Fort Street Presbyterian, and Community Presbyterian in Waterford. She has a dog named Sandie and a one year old niece named Kayleigh.