Casey Cox Kerr – Jekyll Island Foundation

Casey Cox Kerr

Casey Cox Kerr


Casey Cox Kerr is the sixth generation of her family to farm on the Flint River in South Georgia. Her family farm, Longleaf Ridge, produces sweet corn, peanuts, field corn, soybeans, and timber.

Prior to returning to the farm full-time, Casey managed the Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District, serving as Executive Director for over 5 years where she secured and managed over $13 million in funding for conservation programs. She was recently appointed by Secretary Tom Vilsack to serve as Georgia’s Board Member on the National Peanut Board.

Casey is a graduate of the Leadership Georgia Class of 2019 and the Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership Class of 2016. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Conservation from the University of Florida. Her most significant professional accomplishment to date is teaching Cookie Monster and Gonger how peanut butter is made on Season 49 of Sesame Street.

Casey and her husband Chris were recently married on Jekyll Island and reside between Rome and Camilla Georgia.

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Jekyll Island Foundation

P.O. Box 13002, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
Phone: (912) 635-4100


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