In her 28 years in education, Kenyatta Bakeer has been a teacher, director, principal, owner of a child care, professor, and consultant to Early Childhood Education centers. She was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She has a BA degree in Child Development and a MA in Early Childhood Education. She has helped open several schools including her own Preschool, she helped open Islah Academy, a Muslim school that serves South Central LA. She helped open a Charter school in South Central LA, that is housed at Bilal Islamic's campus. She is an Adjunct Child Development Professor for the Los Angeles Community College District and Senior Trainer and Research Fellow for Muslim Anti Racism Collaborative. Her favorite children's book is, "Where the Wild Things are". In her free time, she loves to hike at the beach and parks. She practices yoga and meditation practices. She is considered the Self Care Guru among her family and friends.