Katrena King, Esq. is the Executive Director of the Leadership Institute of Acadiana. Her work involves empowering others to activate their leadership gifts and abilities. This personal mission statement is evident in both her work as an Adjunct Professor of Legal Writing at Southern University Law Center and through her Deacon Studies at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. Katrena attended the University of New Orleans for her undergraduate degree in Anthropology and Southern University Law Center for her Juris Doctor degree. She currently serves as a Big Sister through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana and is a member of the Junior League of Lafayette, while also participating and leading in varying capacities on boards and agencies in Acadiana and beyond.