Charles Parker is entering his first year as a Lipscomb University Strength and Conditioning Intern. Charles graduated from Tennessee State University in 2009 with a degree in Dietetics and will graduate with a Masters degree in Exercise and Nutrition Science in the fall of 2011. In 2010, he received the Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR) Designation from the American Dietetic Association. He received a scholarship to compete with the Tennessee State Men’s Track and Field Team and finished 4th overall in the Ohio Valley Conference in the 110 Meter hurdles in 2008. He has transitioned to the world of bodybuilding, placing 2nd at the 2011 NPC Tennessee State Bodybuilding Championships.