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As a director for Educate Texas' College and Career Readiness team, Kenya provides technical assistance to designated, Early College High Schools (ECHS), and Pathways in Technology Early College High Schools (P-TECHs). Kenya also leads the Educate Texas Districtwide STEM Initiative, preparing and connecting Southern Dallas County schools and students to college and career opportunities in STEM-related sectors.

 

Prior to joining CFT in 2018, Kenya served as a science/STEM specialist in the Lancaster ISD. She helped develop STEM programs in three districts and coached statewide STEM initiatives. Kenya worked as a physical therapist before becoming a teacher. She has taught biomedical science, biology, physics and chemistry in the Dallas ISD, Uplift and Lancaster ISD.

 

Kenya holds a bachelor's in physical therapy from Florida A&M University and a master's in education administration from Grand Canyon University.

Community Leadership / Board Service

Kenya is a native Dallasite and was selected as a Hidden Figure DFW in February 2017. She was profiled in Behind Her Brand magazine (September/October 2022) for her leadership, diversity, and community-building efforts in North Texas.

Kenya is a Project Unity/Together We Dine volunteer facilitator, guiding courageous and safe conversations about race relations and lived experiences.

Joined CFT

2018

Favorite Aspect of CFT

"Having the foundational support to scale the work I love doing."

Favorite Quote

"Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result."

— Oscar Wilde