About Kenny’s Academy of Barbering

About Our Owner:

Gregory M. Kenny Sr. is the founder and director of Kenny’s Academy of Barbering Inc., Kenny’s Barber Shops Inc., and Community Fellowship Christian Ministries Inc. Mr Kenny is a ordained minister, he is committed to community outreach and a firm believer in changing lives through barbering. Mr Kenny has trained thousands of barbers at his school’s over the past 30 years and currently owns 5 professional barbershops and 3 barber schools through out the great state of Indiana.

In 2015 Mr. Kenny was appointed by Governor Mike Pence to serve on the State board of Cosmetology and Barbering and proudly serves to this day.

Our History:
Kenny’s Academy of Barbering opened in September of 1992 by Master Barber and Instruction.

Our Ratios:
Graduation rates – 63%, Licensure rates – 88% and Placement rates – 100%.

Our Mission:
It is the mission of Kenny’s Academy of Barbering to provide our students with a safe, positive learning environment to successfully prepare them for the state board while becoming professionals in the barbering industry.

We have been serving the community for over 25 years by changing lives and teaching a trade to young men and women.


Training Professional Barbers

Kenny’s Academy of Barbering Executive Team

Gregory Kenny Sr.
CEO/Executive Campus Director
Barber Instructor
KABWEST/Main Campus

Terry Kenny
Executive Campus Director
Barber Instructor

Gregory Kenny Jr.
Executive Campus Director
Barber Instructor

Katrina Kenny
Instructional Coordinator
Barber Instructor
KABWEST/Main Campus

Paul Murphy
Assistant Campus Director (HR)
KABWEST/Main Campus

Paula Odunaiya
Director of Admissions

Paula Carlyle
Admissions Coordinator
KABWEST/Main Campus

Jennifer Hazelwood
Financial Aid Administrator

Johnnie Lee

Patricia Files

Contact Us


Main Office
2150 Lafayette Road
Indianapolis, IN 46222
(Speedway, IN)
(317) 635-9633 Ext. 104

Other Locations
5670 Caito Drive, Building 5, Suite 101
Indianapolis, IN 46226
(Lawrence, IN)
(317) 635-9633 Ext. 104

5425 South East Street
Indianapolis, IN 46227
(Greenwood, IN)
(317) 735-2048

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