Marlissa “Mars” Herring

Fit, Black, and Educated, Inc.
Co-Founder/President/CEO
San Diego, California

Mars founded Fit, Black, and Educated, Inc. in 2017.  She has been in the fitness industry for over 10 years motivating people through sports, personal training, and obstacle course races.  Mars’ lifestyle revolves around fitness, history, and politics.  A native of Elgin, Illinois, Mars earned her bachelor’s degree in political science from The University of Chicago in 2008 and her master’s degree in sports administration from Northwestern University.