Kaylena RienDeau

Founder/Executive Director

Kaylena received a BA in English Education from Bethel University in Saint Paul, MN, and earned a Master of Social Work at USC.


Kaylena founded Awaken Justice International Ministries (Formerly Teens Against Sex Trafficking) as a way to educate students on the dangers of trafficking. She has been involved in combating human trafficking for the past 7 years, and is devoting her life to this calling.


She is married to Tim, and they have two daughters, Tenley and Sienna. 

She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, listening to Country music, traveling, and watching Gilmore Girls.

 "If I can save one student from falling victim to trafficking, then I have been successful."


Lexi Relf

Blog Writer

Samantha Mccoy

Social Media Content Creator

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