Kantriece was born and raised in Waterloo Iowa. She is the second oldest of nine siblings. She has 5 brothers and 3 sisters. Two of her brothers moved to Houston and are personal trainers. She moved to Houston to intern as a student teacher in Aldine ISD and taught elementary students for over 10 years. She is now an English Language Arts Instructional Coach in which she provides support for teachers by conducting trainings, modeling lessons, and co teaching with elementary teachers grades K-4. She has also led dance groups and produced rap songs for students to perform during different programs on her campuses.
Kantriece Carter has been a member of HAULYP since September of 2015. She is currently a member of the Community Outreach Committee. She has participated in many outreach opportunities such as YPU, Comcast Cares, and the holiday blanket drive. In her experience serving on COC, she has especially enjoyed being a presenter for a YPU workshop entitled “The Draft.” Kantriece has a desire to serve in hopes of inspiring the urban community.
Kantriece is a graduate of Iowa State University, located in Ames Iowa. She majored in Elementary Education. She also received her Masters in Educational Leadership from Stephen F. Austin University. Kantriece aspires to be a principal in Aldine within the next 5 years.
On her free time, Kantriece enjoys hanging out with friends in the Woodlands area as well as spending time with her brothers and cousins in Houston. She can be seen bike riding at Buffalo Bayou, or working out at the gym. Don’t be surprise is she is seen busting out with old school dance moves, as her hidden dream was to one day dance in an Usher or Aaliyah music video. Although her vision has changed, her passion to serve and bring smiles to those around her has continued to live on.