Kyndra is a Black woman with light brown long braids and small stud nosering. She is wearing black shirt. She is smiling at the camera, standing in front of greenery.

As a Youth Transition Specialist, Kyndra Holmes is responsible for assisting high school students with disabilities as they transition from schooling into post-graduation. She facilitates lessons on self-advocacy, disability rights, life skills, and various other topics. Kyndra views this position as a way to assist young adults and educate them about the endless possibilities that are achievable despite limitations from society.

Through her years of service with social justice, diversity, and inclusion, much of her focus has been on serving marginalized populations. She has worked for Clemson University’s Multicultural Office as a social justice and multicultural advocate. She also worked for four years at a non-profit organization to assist underrepresented sixth graders transition into middle school.

Kyndra graduated with a bachelor’s in psychology from Clemson University and plans to pursue a Master of Social Work degree. Kyndra loves to travel, cook, and try new foods whenever she can.