W. Kent Levis grew up on a farm in California. He received his B.A. from Fresno State College and his J. D. degree from the University of San Diego School of Law. He gave his life to the Lord in 1977.
He retired as a Superior Court Judge from Fresno County in 2008, lives in Cambria, California, and attends the Cambria Vineyard Church. He was widowed in 2016.