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Clemson University
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Akendra Jackson

EFNEP Nutrition Educator
County Coordinator
EFNEP Program Team, Berkeley County Cooperative Extension Office, Charleston County Cooperative Extension Office

Office: Berkeley County Health Department
Phone: 843-730-5198

Personal Website:


Educational Background

AA Associate of Arts
Trident Technical College 2022


Akendra Jackson has worked for Clemson University's Cooperative Extension Service (EFNEP) for 17 years. She works as a Nutrition Educator in Berkeley and Charleston counties and is the Berkeley County County Coordinator. She works in the community and with various organizations to help those with limited resources get the information, skills, attitudes, and altered behavior required for nutritionally sound diets, as well as to improve the family's food and nutritional welfare for the entire family. "The most rewarding part of EFNEP is meeting new people and teaching them how to live a healthier lifestyle. Her eagerness to serve participants has helped people stay on the right track to enjoy better health.

Extension and Outreach

* 2009 Most Creative Nutrition Educator Award
* 2016 Most Team Spirit Award
* 2019 Nutrition Educator of the Year
* 2019 Team Collaboration Award
* Served as a State EFNEP Advisory Committee Member
* Served as a Teen Parent/Pregnancy Curriculum Committee Member


Akendra Jackson
College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences
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