LaKendra Mitchell

Instructor, Houston

LaKendra S. Mitchell is an international educator, counselor, business owner, and philanthropist. She
received her Bachelors of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies and a Masters of Education in Counseling, both from Lamar University. She is also a certified John Maxwell Life Coach.

Ms. Mitchell has over 13 years of experience as a teacher and counselor. She is the founder of “Rhymes
in Reason”, a music therapy program that uses music to help participants work through psychological
issues such as anger, aggression, anxiety, depression, etc. Ms. Mitchell is also a life coach and the
founder of Ajani Youth and Young Adult Life Coaching.

In her spare time, Ms. Mitchell is a world-wide traveler. During her travels, she is a volunteer English

teacher, providing English instruction to English Language Learners. She also participates in various
philanthropic activities. Her experiences have led her to five continents and 16 countries.
Ms. Mitchell is passionate about music, traveling, education and the emotional and mental growth and
stability of her students.