Kenyatta D. Gentry is a 2nd degree black belt
Lotus Self defense instructor with over 20 years experience. In 1988 he
began Lotus training with his father, Jack J. Gentry, Charlotte North
Carolina Lotus Self -Defense black belt, and 1st degree black belt in
Kenyatta participated in many martial arts
tournaments throughout his career. He was awarded United States Junior
Karate Circuit "competitor of the year" South Eastern division 1996-1998
Kenyatta traveled extensively to seminars
throughout the USA, assisting his father Jack J. Gentry.
Kenyatta has taught private self defense
classes to security staff at local night clubs, self defense seminars at the
Battered Woman's Shelter in Charlotte, and facilitated martial arts summer
camps at local Presbyterian Churches in Charlotte.
Kenyatta co-founded the LOTUS Martial Arts Academy in Charlotte North
where he instructs today.