I am a 49ers graduate from the College of Health and Human Services: Exercise Science. I competed for the 49ers cross country and track teams. My athletic honors included top 10 regional ranks for 800 m, top 15 regional ranks for 1500 m, & LifeSkills Award Freshman winner. Post-Bachelors I pursued a dual masters degree in Sports Science and Sports Studies from the U.S.S.A, Southeast U.S.A Olympic Training Center through 2012. In conjunction with the master’s program, I ran competitively for Team Trysports through 2011 with a pinnacle competition at the USATF CLUB Nationals Cross Country Championships.
I have published over 20 professionally accredited research pieces and continue to speak internationally on topics pertaining to exercise science, health, and fitness. These have ranged from sports medicine in Dubai, UAE to sport psychology and identity at Imperial College in London, UK. From 2016-2018 I was named Charlotte’s Top Female Personal Trainer by Elevate Lifestyle Magazine three years in a row & in 2017 Men’s Health and Fitness Magazine named me one of the TOP 21 Personal Trainers in the nation. In 2018 I was deemed a Top 5 Finalist for HERS Health & Fitness Magazine as Ms. Health & Fitness, 2018 STANDOUT for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation- Charlotte Chapter, featured panel speaker for the 2018 UNCC Student Athlete Luncheon and awarded as one of the Top 10 Under 10 Alumni Young Professionals from Alma Mater UNC Charlotte.