Keishia Kennedy is an army veteran with six years of service in the Army National Guard. During her enlistment, she was a Human Resource Specialist and also deployed to Kuwait as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. She earned a Master of Arts in Homeland Security.
She has invested in a total of 327 units as a limited partner and is currently a co-GP on 176 units all from living abroad in Kuwait. When not investing in real estate, she enjoys traveling abroad, cooking, spending time with her family, ziplining, scuba diving, skydiving, and is a figure bodybuilder.
We spoke to Keishia about her journey of becoming a general partner, how she is able to invest actively living in Kuwait and the power of social media.
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[00:01 – 03:38] Opening Segment
Keishia talks about her background.
She talks about her transition into multifamily investing.
How she started helping passive investors invest.
[03:38 – 16:36] Limited Partner to General Partner
Education Vs. Self-Thought.
How having a mentor helped Keishia get a headstart in the residential space.
She talks about some of the early mistakes in the single family space.
The reasons why she invested as a limited partner when she started.
The importance of being able to trust your general partners when starting out.
Some of the things that Keishia feared in her first deal.
Keishia talks about the deal she invested in with John.
She talks about her transition into being a general partner.
[16:36 – 29:02] Massive Action
How being a part of a syndication can take off some of the workload.
She talks about the importance of having a big why.
She talks about the sacrifices she made to be able to invest actively while still living abroad.
The importance of mental health and discipline.
Keishia talks about how she leveraged social media successfully.
[29:02 – 35:25] Round of Insights
Not getting fully educated on what needs to be done for a flipping project.
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Focus on your superpower.
Best Place to Grab a Bite in Kuwait:
The Meat Company
“Massive action equals massive results.” – Keishia Kennedy
“Most of your followers on social media will help you come up with topics.” – Keishia Kennedy
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