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Kimi Abernathy

 Kimi Abernathy

 Candidate Tennessee State Senate District 20 (Democrat)

Kimi “Ordoubian” Abernathy grew up in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, where her parents were professors at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU). She has spent 38 years as an educator and engaged in her community working with children and families. Abernathy has worked in public and private schools as a classroom teacher, a special education teacher, an administrator, and a counselor.

Her volunteer work includes serving eight years on the quasi-judicial Foster Care Review Board and the Alignment Nashville Social-Emotional Learning team and providing pro-bono college counseling to first-generation college-bound students. Kimi is married to Bill Abernathy, a Nashville native, and retired Colonel U.S. Army.

Background Information

Occupation: Educator

Education: BS Middle Tennessee State University, Two-Year Certification Program from UCLA

Prev. Experience: Educator, administrator, counselor