- Was born in Smoaks S.C. he attended Ruffin High School where he graduated in 1978, he also attended Walterboro Vocational School and Beaufort Technical College, also is a skill businessperson, he was called into the ministry by God to preach the gospel in the year 1996.
-In the year 2004 Pastor Franklin Allen moved from Smoaks SC to Meriden CT. after been given a vision in the year 2000 by God, to sell all and moved to Connecticut. to spread the gospel, For many years he preached, also traveled singing and playing gospel music in South Carolina and many other cities and states with other local and famous gospel singers, along with a family gospel group the Gospel Stars of Smoaks S.C. that his dad and mom started when he was about nine years old.They both have now gone to be with the Lord. ( Pastor Franklin loved his parents very much and always did his best for them).They are greatly miss." After being a business owner for 22 years, Frankiln began to give up all, being obedient to God, him his wife and their three children, along with their daughter in-law and grandchildren, they drove away from many love ones, family and friends in south carolina with tears in their eyes to do what God had said.
-Pastor Franklin Allen is married to Sylvia Allen, they have three children, Franklin Jr., Derrick, and Cevilla. Two daughter-in-law's, Trina & Lanetta , eight grandchildren, Taysha, Rakiet, Treauna , Natayvia , Averyauna, Delaron and Zacharias Lee-Lee ,Nikkole Great granddaughter Nevaeh & Rosa