Our team

                                     Nicole Angelica, JD

 

                                     Executive Director

                                    Nicole Angelica co-founded  

                                    Kensington in 2015.  As a                                                    visionary, Nicole Angelica has                                          leveraged her philanthropy and                                      business acumen to of offer                                              arts-infused programs to                                                  support social emotional wellness.  She is committed education and creating equitable solutions to support youth and educators throughout North Texas and the Caribbean.

 

As the Executive Director of Kensington, Nicole Angelica leads the organization through strategic planning and innovation to support the mental health by providing Arts-infused programs and services.  She provides organizational leadership and fundraising initiatives to fully support our mission.

 

Nicole Angelica is a renowned, international artist and her work is found in the homes of celebrities and dignitaries in her hometown, Nassau, Bahamas.  of Kensington, she works each day to explore innovative ways to narrow the opportunity gap for children.  

       

Nicole Angelica holds a BS in Business Management for the University of Houston, an MBA from Barry University, and a Juris Doctor from King's College London.

Nicole Angelica enjoys international travel, family, painting and anxiously awaiting her first grandson of her only child.

                                         Royond P. Hendrix, Ed.D 
 

                                         Director of Education

                                            Dr. Hendrix brings 25 years of

                                            experience in educational 

                                            leadership, curriculum design 

                                            and program development.

                                            She designs professional 

                                            development for teachers                                                    and education leaders that                                                  are practical, engaging and 

enjoyable.  As a musician, she infuses the Arts into the

development of professional learning opportunities  in the area of Social Emotional Wellness and Culturally

Proficient Leadership.  Additionally, she organizes community partnerships to help our organization thrive.

Dr. Hendrix is certified in various areas of in Education, including a Superintendent certification and has served in many leadership capacities in school district leadership and nonprofit organization management.

Dr. Hendrix holds a BS in Special Education from

Grambling State University and Master and Doctorate degrees of Education from the University of North Texas.

Affectionately known as "Dr. Ro", she has two adult children, loves music and exploring the world.

                                         Ronita Khan, RN, BSN
 

                                         Wellness Coordinator

                                            Ms. Khan's passion is to 

                                            bring health and wellness

                                            to youth and communities. 

                                            

                                            She coordinates, plans and  

                                            facilitates health and fitness                                                activities for youth and                                                         and adults.  These programs

include mental and physical health as such areas

impact daily living.

Ms. Khan is certified in various areas of health, nursing

and wellness.  Her experience includes mental health 

nursing, school wellness coordination, lactation 

consultant, community health administrator, health

advocacy for underserved communities and food 

science.

She holds a BS in Food Science/Pre-Med from

the University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana, a Bachelor of Nursing from Governor's State University and is currently working towards her PhD in Nursing.

She enjoys spending time with friends and family.

                                         June Wylie
 

                                         Teaching Artist

                                            Mrs. Wylie is a visual artist in                                                residence with our partner                                                  schools in the midwest                                                          region and Texas. 

 

                                            She facilitates arts

                                            programming with our 

partner schools in the midwest region, Texas and the Bahamas.

                                            

She has taught in public and private schools in Chicago, Indiana and Texas, preparing children for a lifetime of arts enjoyment.

She develops plans and teachers visual art to children with special needs, as well as, youth who are hospitalized and terminally ill.

Mrs. Wylie holds a BS in Arts Education from the Chicago Institute and has received numerous teaching awards throughout her 25-year career. 

She enjoys spending time with her family and creating arts projects for her young son.

                                         Jasmine Hilliard, BS
 

                                         Youth Coordinator

                                            Ms. Hilliard, affectionately                                                    known as "Ms. Jazz", 

                                            organizes our youth and

                                            teen programs for our

                                            partnering schools

                                            and organizations.  Also, she

                                            assists with researching and

developing curricula, including programs that 

attract program participants, donors and supporters.                                                                                               

She uses our program measurements to ensure that our child and youth development programs are 

meeting the needs of its participants by continuously

evaluating program activities and analyzing data.

Ms. Hilliard holds a BS in Marketing from

Barry University.

Our BOARD

Kensington Arts and Education is overseen by a volunteer Board of Directors composed of business professionals and community leaders who advocate for our mission.   Our Board members reside in America or the Bahamas.  Meeting quarterly, the Board directs the strategic objectives of our organization.

 

Board of Directors--2020-2024

 

Jerome Gomez

Annette Pelacanos

Richmond Punch

Tim Williams

Lyon Spencer

Michelle Phipps