Kathryn Dennis

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Kathryn Dennis

Kathryn Calhoun Dennis was born in Charleston and raised on the locally well-known and family owned Lewisfield Plantation. She is the granddaughter of Senator Rembert Coney Dennis, who served for 50 years in South Carolina legislature. Kathryn is also a direct descendent of John C. Calhoun; the 7th Vice President of the United States. During the presidential terms of John Quincy Adams/Andrew Jackson, he was part of the "Great Triumvirate," which dominated American politics for the early half of the 19th century.
 
Kathryn followed her rich heritage and studied politics, journalism and feminism at The University of South Carolina, and worked at both federal and state levels. She left politics and moved back home to Charleston where she met Thomas Ravenel, with whom she shares two children with, Kensington, five and Saint, three. After their separation, Kathryn became a single mother; completely devoted to her beautiful little ones.

The last six years have been quite the roller coaster for Kathryn, but she continues to faces challenges with grace and resiliency. The 27-year-old mother continues to inspire young women to follow their dreams, and fights for women’s equality on all levels. She is currently pursuing several business ventures related to her passions in fashion and home design. She is a brand ambassador for local Charleston department store Gwynn’s and is expanding her role to include creative partner at the newly launched Gwynn’s Studio. Additionally, she is debuting an upscale children’s furniture line, Kensie + Saint, inspired by their personalities and preferences. Never one to sit still, Kathryn is also working on a business venture revamping vintage items to create one of a kind pieces with a vintage aesthetic and modern twist.

 

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Kathryn Dennis

Kathryn Calhoun Dennis was born in Charleston and raised on the locally well-known and family owned Lewisfield Plantation. She is the granddaughter of Senator Rembert Coney Dennis, who served for 50 years in South Carolina legislature. Kathryn is also a direct descendent of John C. Calhoun; the 7th Vice President of the United States. During the presidential terms of John Quincy Adams/Andrew Jackson, he was part of the "Great Triumvirate," which dominated American politics for the early half of the 19th century.
 
Kathryn followed her rich heritage and studied politics, journalism and feminism at The University of South Carolina, and worked at both federal and state levels. She left politics and moved back home to Charleston where she met Thomas Ravenel, with whom she shares two children with, Kensington, five and Saint, three. After their separation, Kathryn became a single mother; completely devoted to her beautiful little ones.

The last six years have been quite the roller coaster for Kathryn, but she continues to faces challenges with grace and resiliency. The 27-year-old mother continues to inspire young women to follow their dreams, and fights for women’s equality on all levels. She is currently pursuing several business ventures related to her passions in fashion and home design. She is a brand ambassador for local Charleston department store Gwynn’s and is expanding her role to include creative partner at the newly launched Gwynn’s Studio. Additionally, she is debuting an upscale children’s furniture line, Kensie + Saint, inspired by their personalities and preferences. Never one to sit still, Kathryn is also working on a business venture revamping vintage items to create one of a kind pieces with a vintage aesthetic and modern twist.

 

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