Kendrea is a poet, multimedia journalist and media producer. She has released two albums of poetry and music, published a book, and her writing has been produced for both stage and screen. Including the stage production Miles & Coltrane Blue (.) by Concrete Generation. Kendrea gained popularity as a founding member of Slam Charlotte. She is a Southern Fried Poetry Slam Champion, and a Individual World Poetry Slam and National Poetry Slam finalist.
Beyond the stage Kendrea has earned a Master of Arts in New Media Journalism. She created the In These Streets blog to share investigative reports on politics, and artworks that reflect the experiences of the african diaspora. Kendrea is also a regular contributor to Creative Loafing – Charlotte and the producer of the State of the Arts web series.
M.A. New Media Journalism
December 2012 – Full Sail University – Winter Park, FL
Educational Media Design & Technology
December 2011 – Full Sail University – Winter Park, FL
B.S. Retail Marketing & Management
May 2000 – Johnson & Wales University – Providence, RI