“You don’t have to be great to get started, but you do have to get started to be great.” A graduate of The Ohio State University where she received her B.F.A in dance, she moved to Los Angeles less than a week after graduation to begin her career. Her love of all things creative (dancer/choreographer, actress, VO artist, writer, producer, director) has led her to fully accept all of her many talents and Keena now calls herself a multi artist.
Keena is starring in Tyler Perry’s new TV show Sistas on BET and recurring on the CW’s All American. She has also had roles on the hot Golden Globe and Emmy winning show Atlanta, S.W.A.T on CBS opposite Shemar Moore, recurring on Amazon’s Gortimer Gibbons Life of on Normal Street and many movies on Netflix such as RedLine, American Hero and more. She also is the voice of many popular video games like Fortnite, Spiderman, Star Wars, World War Z and more and can be heard at Disneyworld and other theme parks for the brand new Pandora World of Avatar and Star Wars Land.
She has danced for many notable artists such as Kelly Rowland, Gloria Estefan, Marc Anthony, Jay-Z and so many more. She also choreographed the 25th anniversary of the hit Broadway show DREAMGIRLS at the Ford Theatre.
Her first short film, Kai, won numerous awards, played in more than 30 film festivals and received TV distribution. Her first feature film led to a three picture distribution deal, she won a NAACP award for her one woman show Keena UnBranded that she also wrote, produced and starred in and her film Lindon Passing was HBO nominated. Through her company, Now, Go Get it Done, she helps writers and creatives develop their content in all stages from pre to post.