Glenn J. Kimber was born and raised in northern Utah. After graduating from High School he attended Weber State College. In 1965 he married Julianne Skousen and shortly thereafter he joined the Air Force where he served for 4 years, including one tour of duty to Vietnam.

Upon returning from Vietnam, Dr. Kimber continued his university studies graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree from Brigham Young University. He then joined with W. Cleon Skousen in establishing an educational foundation called the Freemen Institute, which was organized for the purpose of teaching American History, the Founding Fathers and principles of the Constitution. During the next number of years, Dr. Kimber presented patriotic seminars and conferences in all 50 states and in a number of foreign countries.

Continuing his education, he received two Doctorate degrees, the first in Constitutional Studies in 1992 from Coral Ridge Baptist University, now Liberty University, originally based in Florida. Later on he received a second Doctorate in Education from George Wythe College.

Dr. Kimber established a series of private schools called the Benjamin Franklin Academies to incorporate back into the classroom a strong moral and patriotic curriculum. In 2001 he also established the Kimber Academies, a private school for students ages K – 12. He and his wife have authored over 100 textbooks and educational guides which emphasize the U.S. Constitution, America’s Founding Fathers, and moral and religious values in all five core subjects.

Dr. Kimber was instrumental in developing a program for television called “The Miracle of America,” which was presented in a number of states. This series taught American history and Constitutional principles from the viewpoint of the American Founding Fathers.

He has testified before a number of legislative committees in several states pertaining to constitutional and educational issues. He has also been a guest on a number of radio and television talk shows.

In 2016, Dr. Kimber received the coveted Ambassador of Peace award from the Universal Peace Federation.

Currently, Dr. Kimber is the president of the Columbus Center for Constitutional Studies, an educational non-profit, through which he teaches principles of the Constitution in communities around the world.

He and his wife are the parents of 8 children, grandparents of 31, and currently reside in Cedar City, Utah.

Dr. Kimber can be contacted at glenn.kimber@columbuscenter.org.

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