Jean Kanokogi, Ph.D. is a recently retired Senior Special Agent for the US Government with extensive experience in conducting criminal and administrative investigations. With a career spanning for over 25 years in law enforcement, Jean has been the lead investigator on several high-profile cases, some including the attacks on 9/11 and many that focus on protecting public health.
She is a sought-after speaker and presenter in corporate, law enforcement, and mental health arenas because she is a relatable badass! Between executing search and arrest warrants, she connects with people through her expertise in resilience, emotional intelligence, deception detection, interrogation skills, firearms/martial arts tactics, and humor – she keeps it real. She presented before foreign and domestic dignitaries as well as filled stadiums.
Jean has consulted on television program “Law and Order, Special Victims Unit”; she was a story consultant to a pre-production documentary, was an associate producer for a motion picture. She is a 6th degree black belt in judo. Jean was a member of the U.S. National Judo Team – winning medals for the USA in many international competitions. She is a respected and recognized judo Sensei.
Additional philanthropic work includes mentoring high-risk youths, motivational/engaging speaking and serving on the evaluation committee for the Rusty Kanokogi Scholarship fund managed by the Women’s Sports Foundation.