Akendra Jackson

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
Email: akendrb@clemson.edu
Personal Website: https://www.clemson.edu/extension/health/efnep/index.html


 Educational Background

AA Associate of Arts
Trident Technical College 2022


Akendra Jackson has 15 years of experience with Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service (EFNEP). She serves Berkeley and Charleston counties as a Nutrition Educator and is the County Coordinator for Berkeley County. She works in the community and with other agencies to assist limited-resource audiences in acquiring the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and changed behavior necessary for nutritionally sound diets and improving the family's diet and nutritional welfare for the entire family. Akendra stated, "The most rewarding part of EFNEP is meeting new people and teaching them ways 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