Kendall Ficklin is a coach, consultant and author with a focus on youth development. He has worked with students and educators in the Cobb and Gwinnett County School districts and spoken at colleges and universities such as Morehouse, Clark Atlanta, Georgia State & Georgia Gwinnett.
With over 10 years experience coaching, training and mentoring teens and young adults, Kendall brings an engaging, exciting and empowering message. His communication style is honest and extremely impacting.
Kendall is a certified Youth Work Methods trainer and served on the Quality Matters coaching and training team. He has a special knack for motivating people from all walks of life and was an inspiration force for the GED students for which he taught Life Skills with Dr. Folami at Salvation Army’s Kroc Center. Kendall has also been a keynote speaker at many HTI-sponsored events.
Kendall is the author of two books, “Rise & Grind: Good Isn’t Good Enough” and“Ladies Rise and Grind too!”.
Kendall currently resides in Atlanta, GA, where he is an active husband, father, mentor, coach, entrepreneur and student. He is working towards his Bachelor of Science in Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship.
Area of Expertise: After-school Programming, Mentoring Programs, Entrepreneurship, Black Male Programming
Services: Catalytic Course Facilitator, Motivational Speaking
Years with HTI: 3 years