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About The Founder: Alexis J., MPH


Alexis Jennings is the founder of ZenShells, LLC. She obtained her Master's in Public Health with a concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences from the University of Florida. Alexis is a current PhD Student in Mind-Body Medicine, with goals of serving  economically disadvantaged populations meet their spiritual, health and wellness needs via spiritual counseling, integrative wellness coaching, and more.


ZenShells, LLC is an integrative health, wellness and spirituality movement created to emphasize mind-body connection awareness in relation to health and quality of life. "Zen" to Alexis means, balance, in all aspects of life and health. "Shells" comes from part of her mother's name, as she has instilled in her the strength and courage for all she pursues today.


As a woman of color, She is very passionate about making holistic wellness more affordable/accessible to other individuals of color, as this is something our community specifically lacks.  

She is also very passionate towards the topics of public health, cancer disparities among minorities, quality of life, stress reduction, chronic disease prevention, integrative medicine, health communications, art therapy and more.


ZenShells, LLC emphasizes integrative services & products to assist anyone along their journey to optimal health and healing.

Alexis strives to help YOU along your lifestyle journey through self-care products, personalized affirmations, energetic readings, spiritual counseling wellness coaching, and more! Check out her work and offerings within the products/services tab of this site!

Good Health comes from within...... find your ZEN. - Alexis J. 


Education and Certifications

Saybrook University, 2023

PhD in Mind-Body Medicine; in Progress

University of Florida, 2018

Master of Public Health

University of Florida, 2015

Bachelor of Arts, Sociology

Certificate in Integrative Wellness Coaching


Samantha Shakes

Creative Director & Brand Manager

Samantha Shakes is the Creative Director and Brand Manager of ZenShells. 

She is the owner of the creative agency, STUDIO SVNTN (formerly know as Made by Shakes). She has a solid reputation as a visionary problem-solver and creative tactician in the fields of brand development and strategy, photography, media and video production, and digital marketing. 


She has been working with ZenShells since 2020. As a member of our team, she assists with our creative strategies, photography/videography, and so much more!

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