Nelson, born in Yauco, Puerto Rico, is a Commissioned Disciples Minister. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from St. Mary’s Catholic University in Puerto Rico. Nelson was commissioned in the U S. Army and retired after 20 years with the rank of Major. His Master’s degree in Computer Science is from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio. In May 2004 he earned his Disciples Minister’s Commission.
Nelson began serving Central Christian Church as the Minister of Hispanic Ministries in 2004. In the summer of 2009, Nelson became Central's Associate Minister. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker. Nelson and his wife, Roxana, have three children.