Kansas State University


Department of Kinesiology

Master’s Spotlight: Kennedy Felice

Hometown: Manhattan, KS

Educational background (degrees earned):

  • Bachelor’s Degree- Kinesiology- K-State- August 2018
  • Minor-Leadership Studies

Program information (major/minor/etc.):

  • Master’s- Kinesiology

Research line/area (if applicable):

  • Autonomic Physiology

What brought you to Kinesiology: I’ve always known I wanted a career where I could help people. Through my involvement in research and my coursework, I feel like I have been able to combine my passions and make meaningful contributions in the process.

Future plans (post-graduation): Work in Student-Athlete Development or coach at the collegiate level

Organizational Involvement:

  • Women’s Rowing
  • Student Athlete Advisory Committee
  • Presidential Advisory Committee
  • Mortar Board
  • Special Olympics- Coach and Volunteer
  • Cats Across Continents


  • American Kinesiology Association Master’s Scholar 2019
  • CRCA National Scholar Athlete 2017,2018
  • All Big XII Academic First Team 2015-2018
  • All Big XII Rowing Team 2017-2018
  • CRCA Division I All Conference Rowing Team 2018

 Any interesting facts about you: Both of my parents served in the military (Air Force). Prior to coming to K-State I had never played any sports. In four years, I went from a walk-on who didn’t know how to be an athlete, to a four-year lettermen and Captain.

Your favorite exercise/way to be physically active: Rowing. It’s seriously a total body workout. When you’re on the water, and everything is just right, it feels like you’re flying.