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Kerry Guest, Student Representative

Kerry Guest is a second-year PhD student in Indiana University’s Counseling Psychology program with a minor in Sport & Performance Psychology. A proud native of St. Louis, Missouri, Kerry has worked as an educator, personal trainer, mental skill consultant, and behavioral health coordinator since 2014. Prior to arriving at IU, he was a Mental Conditioning Coach at IMG Academy. Kerry received his Master's degree in Exercise and Sport Psychology from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and a Bachelor’s in psychology at Illinois State University.

As a former collegiate athlete, Kerry remains passionate about the sport platform as a social justice change agent. His research interests include the intersectionality of racial and athletic identity, sport transition for black and brown student-athletes, and multicultural mentorship models for early-career sport psychology professionals. Additionally, he is interested in mental skill applications for the corporate setting. Outside of academia and practicum, Kerry is an avid fitness enthusiast who competes in natural bodybuilding. He plans to pursue a career in private practice and social justice consultation.