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Kendric Allen Arthur Sr.

Kendric Allen Arthur Sr. was born in Darlington, South Carolina, and attended the public schools in Darlington County, graduating from Mayo High School. Kendric earned a Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Science with a minor in Elementary Education from South Carolina State University. He also completed further graduate studies through South Carolina State University.

Kendric was fortunate to have a fruitful career as a Mental Health Counselor, Coach, and Educator. Kendric began his career in Bamberg School District Two as an Outreach Worker with the Denmark-Olar Teen Life Center. During this time, he continued his passion for sports coaching for Denmark-Olar High School. Kendric worked in the Orangeburg area with the Orangeburg Area Mental Health Center as an Employment Specialist, Clinical Counselor, and Day Treatment Counselor. Kendric ended his professional career in Orangeburg Consolidated School District Five. He served in various positions, including the Case Manager and Empowerment Specialist for the James E. Clyburn Empowerment Center, Community Liaison, and Behavior Modification Specialist.

Kendric held membership in several organizations, including the South Carolina Education Association (SCEA), American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA), South Carolina Mental Health Counselors Association (SCCMHCA), South Carolina State University Alumni Association, Groove Phi Grove Social Fraternity and the Epsilon Omega Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. In the community, he served with the Orangeburg County YMCA and Parks and Recreation Department as a Youth Coach for his son Chandler's team. He was a proud mentor who sought opportunities to guide and support underprivileged youth.

Kendric was also a prolific writer and speaker, developing several lessons and sermons he shared on the Nehemiah Network and the 24-Hour Men's Prayer Call. Kendric was a devoted husband to his wife - Faith, and father to his son - Kendric Chandler. He loved God's word and did not mind sharing his testimony and faith with others.

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