Dr. Pierson graduated from LLUSD in 2000. After graduation he worked as an associate in a large group practice for five years. During this time he met and eventually married Crystal Edmister LLUSD 2005. Ken and Crystal moved to a little island in the Pacific called Saipan after Crystal's graduation from dental school. They worked as medical missionaries at the Saipan Seventh-day Adventist Clinic from 2005 to 2018. They have four young daughters, each born in Saipan! They recently moved back to California to be closer to family.