Dr. Kendriana Price’s background spans ten years in educational spaces. She has previously served as a county extension educator in Christian County, KY, a middle school community liaison for Metro Nashville Public Schools, and has held various roles in the Office of Diversity in the University of Kentucky Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Environment where she currently serves as the Assistant Dean. Dr. Price holds a core value of serving others and continues to do so on and off campus. Some of her most prized activities include advising the UK MANRRS student organization, organizing the annual MLK march for the city of Lexington, and supporting the community as an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®, the Beta Gamma Omega Chapter. She was selected as one of the 2023 Lexington Community Action Council’s Unapologetically Women honorees, awarded the 2023 Living Legacy Award by the University of Kentucky Martin Luther King Center, and proudly serves a steering committee member for the Leadership Lexington Youth Program (LLYP).
Price holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky in kinesiology/exercise science, a master’s degree from Murray State University in human development and leadership, and a doctorate from Trevecca Nazarene University in leadership and professional practice. Her doctoral research explored the experiences of belonging and inclusivity of black womxn working on white campuses in the south.
Dr. Price enjoys traveling, trying new foods, and taking naps on the beach in her free time. A mantra she lives by is, “I am a gem. Whatever I set my mind to, I will accomplish.”