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LaDonna Hairston

LaDonna Hairston is the Business Manager and Partner at Performance 276. LaDonna has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accounting from Liberty University and an Associate Degree in Christian Education from Living Epistle Bible College.  She is a CrossFit Level 1 Certificate Holder, a certified Zumba Instructor, Certified Life Coach from the University of Virginia and an American Red Cross & American Heart CPR & First Aid Instructor.

LaDonna is the mother of two sons, Lando Moore and Ishmael Hairston and two grandson, Jalil  and Palo Hairston as well as one granddaughter Sage Hairston. She attends Mt. Bethel Church where she serves as a Youth Minister and enjoys teaching youth Bible Study. In her spare time LaDonna enjoys building a healthier  community through volunteering and organizing community engagements and working with and mentoring local youth in the community. The fun loving encourager can be seen around the Box at any time doing BURPEES for fun.

Coach Carter

Jerelle Carter is a Coach and Partner at Performance 276. Jerelle has a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Promotion and Business from Appalachian State University and a Master of Public Health degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Va. While at Appalachian State, Jerelle was a three-year starter and team captain for the Mountaineer football team from 2000-2004.

Jerelle currently is the Community Educator with the United Way. Along with a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer Certificate, Jerelle also holds Personal Training, Group Fitness, and Older Active Adult certificates from the National Exercise Trainers Association, (NETA). He also holds certificates in Diabetes and Chronic Disease Management from Stanford University.

Jerelle is a married to Heather and father of six: Keyanna, Xavier, Sasha, Ethan, Jerelle Jr., and Trevon. In his spare time, Jerelle enjoys spending time with his family and working with local youth in the community.