Allen grew up in Plano, Texas and came to Texas A&M University after graduating from Plano Senior High School in 2000. At A&M, Allen was exposed to the true Gospel through his three Christian roommates. In the spring of 2001, God changed Allen's heart by bringing him to repentance and faith in Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of his sins and a reconciled relationship to God. After earning his BBA in Marketing in 2004, he married his wonderful wife, Kendra. They have one girl, Taylor Joy, and two boys, Beckett and Easton. Allen completed his Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Seminary in May 2013. He loves spending time with his family, ministering in the community, reading, and golfing.