Wilson is originally from Brandon, Mississippi, and studied English and economics at Mississippi State University. He spent a year teaching English in the Mississippi Delta, and has been the worship director at Grace South Bay in San Jose, CA for the past seven years.

He met his wife, Laura, at MSU through Reformed University Fellowship, and they have three sons.

Wilson enjoys creating, listening to, and reading about music, running, cycling, camping, cooking, reading, and spending time with his family.

Wilson keeps the Sabbath on Fridays.