Jénel Stevens, MS, CSCS, MKC, Pn1, M-KBIA is an expert strength and conditioning coach with an extensive sport, martial arts and fitness background. She has received her Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and has her Master of Science degree in Sport Administration. Her other certifications include Precision Nutrition Certified Nutrition Counselor (Pn1), Steve MaxwellSC Level 1&2 Certified Kettlebell Instructor (MKC), Pre/Post natal certified, Training for Warriors certified, and she is also a Master Level Kettlebell Kickboxing™ instructor, featured in all of the Kettlebell Kickboxing™ Scorcher and Body DVD series.
A sports enthusiast, Jénel played Division I basketball and finished her Canisius College career with noteworthy honors, including an induction into the Canisius College Sports Hall of Fame for her outstanding collegiate career. Throughout her years as a personal trainer, dozens of Jénel’s clients have succeeded in meeting their fitness goals, accomplishing significant weight loss and staying fit, including her celebrity clientele. She has even helped clients meet their athletic goals.
She is the Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Anderson’s Martial Arts Academy (AMAA) A-Team Championship Fight Team, of which she is also a member. A former fitness model and current fitness expert, Jénel has made appearances on several Fit Minute segments for the CBS morning show “The Couch”, can be seen in Self Magazine’s “Girl vs. Sweat” video and has been featured in Self Magazine as well.
Her current passion is martial arts and she trains Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, is a second-degree black belt under Sifu Dan Anderson in Jeet Kune Do & Filipino Martial Arts at AMAA, and is also the undefeated NY State WKA Lightweight Muay Thai Champion. Additionally, Jenel is a Level 9 Balintawak practitioner under Grandmaster Crispulo Atillo and under Professor Nicolas Saignac, has earned the rank of White Glove (Gant Blanc) in Savate (Boxe Française). It doesn’t stop there – the entertainment industry is another field Jenel works in as a SAG-AFTRA Stunt Performer.