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Jenni Akins

Clinical Director

Jenni graduated from the University of North Alabama in 2011 with her Bachelor Degree in Social Work and from the University of Alabama in 2018 with a Masters Degree in Social Work.


Jenni is licensed in Alabama as a Masters Level Social Worker. Jenni is also an Adjunct Instructor for the University of North Alabama in the Social Work Department. She previously worked for The Department of Human Resources for 10 years as a foster care social worker and eventually a supervisor over a unit of foster care social workers. Jenni recently was employed with a therapeutic foster care agency and intensive in-home service provider as the Clinical Area Director focusing on treatment and clinical needs of children and their families. 


When learning that Kids to Love was expanding to provide therapy, Jenni knew that Kids to Love was where she wanted to be due to their model, passion and intentionality. 


Jenni spends most of her time with her three children who keep her busy between basketball, baseball, gymnastics and any other extracurricular they decide to pursue. Jenni also two Standard Poodles, Dolly and Bella, who are famous in her neighborhood due to frequent escapes and adventures to meet others. 

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