Rev. Paul G. Zimmer, II graduated from Azusa Pacific University in 1973 with a 3.88 GPA. He also graduated from the Boy Scouts of America’s National Executive Institute in 1984. While attending the NEI, Paul was elected by his peers to serve as their class president for the second half of the course, and finished at the head of his graduating class. He also completed training for Gamesmanship Therapy for Children and Teens in a psychiatric setting at the Menninger Institute in Kansas City, Kansas. He was ordained a Southern Baptist Minister in 1984.
Zimmer is listed in numerous Who’s Who publications to include, Marquis, Strathmore, and Cambridge Who’s Who in America, the World, and the West. He was recently awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who's Who. His career is spent working with children, teens, and families in crisis. He received the Riverside County Office of Education, Youth Advocate of the Year award in 1993. He and his wife, Shelly, write and sing Gospel music. They recorded one album in 1985. They have copyrighted numerous songs, and book of poems that are set to popular songs from the 1960′ to the 80′s rock and roll genre. They have performed music all over the Southern California area, to include a Christian gathering at Knotts’ Berry Farm. In December 2000, he retired from the State of California Department of Social Services.