Jay Kesler is the former president, chancellor and president emeritus of Taylor University in Upland, Indiana. Kesler graduated from there in 1958 and is notable for his writings and work in radio broadcasting. He previously served as the pastor of Upland Community Church in Upland, Indiana. Dr. Kesler was president of Youth for Christ from 1973–1985, and president of Taylor University from 1985-2000. He is also the author of nearly 30 books including Being Holy, Being Human, Raising Responsible Kids, and Making Life Make Sense. Jay and his wife, Janie, have been married for more than 50 years.