• PhD in Kinesiology: University of Georgia
  • MEd in Kinesiology: Georgia College & State University 
  • MPH in Community Health: Georgia Southern University 
  • BBA in Economics and BSEd in Sports Studies: University of Georgia


  • Applying behavioral strategies to increase physical activity levels.
  • Increasing physical activity levels in faith-based organizations.

Professional Service:

  • Member, American College of Sports Medicine
  • Member, National Physical Activity Society
  • UTC Faculty Senate
  • UTC Faculty Athletics Committee
  • Co-advisor for the Public Health Student Association (PHSA)

Community Engagement:

  • Mentor to UTC  female student-athletes