535 West Main
Jenks, OK 74037
FASFA School Code: 015428
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Erica Watkins is the PM Esthetics Instructor at Jenks Beauty College. She started in the industry as an esthetician in 2014. In 2016, she added full cosmetology and in 2017, master instructor to her license. Making people feel great about themselves is the best part of her job. She loves to stay on top of the latest trends and does as much continuing education as possible. Erica has experience in spa management and specializes in esthetics, particularly full body waxing and lash extensions in addition to results-driven skincare. Erica spent over 10 years in the Army National Guard, serving one combat tour to Afghanistan. Her favorite part of teaching is helping students master practical skills that will make them stand above the competition in the industry. Erica will earn her Bachelors of Science in Sociology in the Spring of 2019, but plans to stay in the industry. Erica had a baby in January of 2018 and spends most of her time as a stay at home mother, but she has a licensed home spa where she takes clients part-time. Erica also plays rugby for the Tulsa Women’s Rugby Club and loves spending time with family and friends.
Alicia has been in the cosmetology industry almost 20 years . Six years ago Alica’s passion shifted into skin health and beauty. Skincare is her true calling along with sharing her experience and industry knowledge with others. Alica holds a cosmetology and master instructor license in Oklahoma. As of August 2017, Alica is also the exclusive Oklahoma Bella Lash Certified artist and Educator. She is certified in Dermalogica skincare and Bio Active Peels and attends continuing education each year. Alica loves helping others feel and look their best each day. When she is not in the classroom or spa she is a proud momma of two amazing kids and married to her best friend and #1 supporter!
Kendall Garner is the Financial Aid Specialist at Jenks Beauty College. Prior to joining the team of Jenks Beauty College in 2018, she was the Business Office Manager at another college in the beauty industry. She received her Associate Degree in Psychology/Sociology in May 2018 and is currently pursuing her Bachelor Degree in Psychology. She has a passion for education and takes great pride in assisting others with pursuing a higher education.
Kendall enjoys spending time with her family, reading, going to concerts and traveling.
Allison McClung is a master instructor with Jenks Beauty College. She has been in the cosmetology industry for thirty-five years. What Allison enjoy most about teaching is helping students be the best version of themselves. Preparing students for their next chapter is a passion of Allison’s. Men’s haircuts and engaging new students in theory is among her favorite things about being in the classroom. When Allison isn’t teaching she likes gardening and spending time with her five grandchildren.
Rachael Keck is Jenks Beauty College Admissions Representative where she assists applicants with navigating the process of enrollment including registering them with State Board, and sharing with them all of the creative and rewarding career opportunities available to graduates. Rachael enjoys all things cosmetology as she is also a licensed cosmetologist and licensed Master Instructor. She has years of experience in the beauty field and can share the ins and outs of the salon and spa environments to give students the “real” picture of the industry. Through her passion for encouraging and empowering students to achieve their career and life goals, Rachael strives to see Jenks Beauty College maintain its exceptional history of graduating well-trained, highly prepared professionals! Rachael is also an independent Hair & Makeup Artist in South Tulsa and a proud mother of two boys; Gabriel and Benjamin.
Shay Ryan is the Jenks Beauty College Dir. of Education. Shay has proudly been in the beauty industry for 25 years. Shay is the owner of a Rustic Elegance Salon & Spa located in The Farm Shopping Center. Shay’s passion is within her students. “Seeing them build confidence and having light-bulb moments is what it’s all about.” I love our industry because it allows us to be free. Free to explore all avenues of creativity. We have the opportunity to never stop learning. While not serving our students. Shay enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Tonya Pettit is a native Oklahoman from Muskogee. This “Okie from Muskogee” has a sincere passion watching students succeed while identifying the gifts that they have. Tonya got her start in higher education working in Financial Aid beginning in 2008. It’s her personal mission to teach students how affordable college really is and educating students on how to be financially responsible. Tonya’s family has strong ties to the cosmetology industry. Tonya is a third generation cosmetology school graduate. On the side, she is an avid baker and treats maker for special events. In her home life, she is a proud mom of an amazing son that is working on his Ph.D. and is also an award-winning bodybuilder.
Leonda Clements, is the Director of Financial Aid at Jenks Beauty College. Leonda brings with her 30+ years’ experience in the finance field, with expertise in financial aid, student account management, financial literacy as well as default management, veteran education benefits as well as customer service.
Leonda holds a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration as well as a Masters in Science Management both from Southern Nazarene University. With a passion for education and the believe education can and does change your life, she works closely with our students to show just how affordable college can be while encouraging smart borrowing. She has shared her passion with other as an Adjunct instructor in Accounting, Business Math and Financial Literacy
Passionate about Veteran issues she currently serves on the Board of Oklahoma Veterans Coordinators and Counselors (OAVCC) and has for the past 5 years. In addition; Leonda brings eight years as School Certifying Official for VA Education benefits to Jenks Beauty College along with her hands on approach assisting our veterans and their families in navigating the VA Education system.
Leonda and her husband Darrin of 29 years have one son Chance, who is currently pursuing his Masters from Southern Nazarene University while working in his dream career: Defensive Line Coach at Sterling College. Leonda is active in her church, serves on the Missions Council and teaches an adult Sunday school class loves to bake and is currently learning to quilt. She is also the mother to three fur babies Achilles, Bella Blu (both Heelers) and Shelby (a Chihuahua).
Liane Daniel is a Master Instructor at Jenks Beauty College. She was born in Germany and graduated from Beauty College in 1982 in her hometown of Schweinfurt. Liane was active in her salon business for nearly a decade and earned multiple accolades including “Multiply International Hair Competitions” in which she received 1st and 2nd Place in Haircutting and Up-Do’s.
In 1991 she relocated to the United States with her two children. When she moved to Tulsa she returned to higher education and continued her cosmetology and teaching education and in 2004 earned a diploma as a Master Instructor. Liane is also specialized in Esthetics. Liane has been in her current position since 2008 and loves sharing her vast experience, passion, and knowledge as an educator to the students of Jenks Beauty College.
Rhonda Williams is Jenks Beauty College’s Managing Master Instructor. Rhonda has devoted her entire adult life advocating for the cosmetology field and serving students. A Sapulpa native, Rhonda has been married to her high-school sweetheart for over forty years. Rhonda has one daughter that is also a member of the beauty industry. Rhonda has been employed and serving students at Jenks Beauty College for thirty years, and even more in the field at large.
In 2004, Rhonda was chosen as the OPSCA instructor of the year. In 2016, Rhonda was voted as the Styles Unlimited instructor of the year. Rhonda is an expert in numerous aspects of the cosmetology profession including nail technology, precision cutting, and color theory. Rhonda has a love for teaching and a passion for changing lives.
Evelyn Phipps is Jenks Beauty College’s Master Instructor for the evening program. Evelyn prides herself on being student success focused and outcomes driven. She is continuously evolving based upon student needs and industry trends. Evelyn is a proud alumnus of Jenks Beauty College herself, and makes a diligent effort to instill the same level of academic and creative satisfaction she experienced as a student. Evelyn specializes in fantasy hair colors, nail design, and makeup artistry. When Evelyn is not serving her students, she enjoys spending time with her five children and husband.
Ronald (Ronnie) Carlson is Owner and President of Jenks Beauty College. Prior to joining the team of Jenks Beauty College in 2017, Ronnie worked for 12 years at Oklahoma’s largest non profit career college group in numerous aspects of administration, student life, and college culture.
Ronnie has experience in various aspects in career, vocational, and technical education, including admissions, career services, financial aid, compliance, accreditation, strategic planning, default aversion strategies, security and safety, faculty development, human resources, and institutional effectiveness. He is very engaging with both employees and students and has been recognized and received awards for his inspiring leadership and unwavering service to others.
Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma; Ronnie is married and has a three year old son. He volunteers for multiple organizations and is a contributing member of his community. Ronnie attended a small Christian High School and attended community college at Tulsa Community College earning an Associates Degree. His Bachelor’s Degree was issued to him by Northeastern State University in Political Science and a minor in Management. He is currently enrolled at the University of Oklahoma in which he’ll earn a Masters Degree in Administrative Leadership in 2018. Ronnie has worked consistently; while attending school and managing a family. This is the reason why Ronnie empathizes and relates well to the special populations and adult learners at the college.
Ronnie enjoys politics, music, bicycle riding, family activities, and community events