Originally from Greenwood, Mississippi, Kenya Adams attended The University of Southern Mississippi where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations with a minor in English (2008) as well as a Master's in Higher Education (2010). She subsequently worked as a higher education professional for more than five years. However, never losing sight of her greatest dream to become an attorney, she finished the chapter of her first career and launched the beginning of a second one by entering law school.
She is enthusiastic about a future in law and is currently a 2L student at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. Kenya was recently choosen to be apart of the Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Diversity Leadership Institute (DLI) class of 2020. Kenya is a member of the Black Law Student Association (BLSA) Benjamin L. Hooks Chapter, Association for Women Attorneys (AWA) Memphis Law Chapter, Ben F. Jones National Bar Association, Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity, Sports and Entertainment Law Society, and American Bar Association (ABA) Young Lawyers Division. She is also a Memphis Professional Development Program Mentee. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, exploring new cultures, reading self-help and empowerment books, and spending time with family.