Kenya Collins is the Mississippi Program Manager for FoodCorps, Inc. With more than 10 years of management experience with political and nonprofit organizations, Kenya is a well sought after political strategist. She was a state director for Obama for America–Mississippi in April 2012 after volunteering as a community organizer for President Obama’s 2008 campaign. She went on to serve as the state director for the 2013 Presidential Inauguration Committee. She has also served as a consultant for the Medgar & Myrlie Evers Institute in Jackson, Mississippi, and as an ambassador and advocate for the American Cancer Society’s Mid-South Division. She is the former chief of staff and executive assistant to Mayor Errick D. Simmons of Greenville, Mississippi. In addition to her role at FoodCorps, she is the engagement manager for P3 Strategies, LLC, of Jackson, Mississippi. A fiercely proud native of Jackson, Mississippi, Kenya was a member of New Hope Baptist Church throughout her childhood and is a current member of St. Richard Catholic Church. She is also a proud product of Jackson Public School District before completing a bachelor’s in elementary education at Jackson State University.
Mississippi Program Manager, FoodCorps