Ms. Kendrick is a graduate of Peach County High School. She holds a B.B.A. in Management, an M.S. in Mental Health Counseling, and certification in School Counseling from Fort Valley State University. She also has an Education Specialist (Ed.S.) degree in School Counseling from Valdosta State University. Ms. Kendrick has worked as a counselor with the State of Georgia, serving children, adolescents, and families, as well as high school students with special needs. She has also worked as a Personnel Management Specialist and Human Resources Specialist at Robins Air Force Base. Ms. Kendrick is a veteran, having retired in 2003 as a Master Sergeant from the Air Force Reserve after 20 years of service. She spent her entire military career working in the Military Personnel Flight in various capacities including the Family Readiness element, which was responsible for supporting the families of activated and deployed troops.
She is the mother of two adult children: son, Jeremy, and daughter, Jaris, both products of the Houston County School District. In her spare time, Ms. Kendrick enjoys reading. She also loves spending time with family and friends, as well as traveling.