Kyesha Jennings

Honors and Awards

DCC Education Foundational Professional Development Grant (2016)

Columbia University Institute for Research in African American Studies Fellowship (2016)

VCCS Excellence in Education Award: Best Practices in Teaching Nominee (2015) *Nomination for interdisciplinary approach teaching African American Literature using hip-hop pedagogy

DCC Educational Foundation Supplementary Support Grant“Danville Historical Society Tour” (2015)

DCC Educational Foundation Supplementary Support Grant “Fences @ Gretna Little Theatre” (2015)

DCC Educational Foundation Professional Development Grant (2015)

University of Wisconsin-Madison “Hip-Hop in the Heartland” Scholarship (2015)

"The function of [hip-hop] is to teach one to think intensively and critically. Intelligence plus character--that is the goal of true education" -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.