About Us

R & K Training Academy is to create a State-of-the-art Curriculum for students 18 years of age and older. R&K Training Academy will offer CDL Training for Class A and Refresher students, within an educational institution in Charlotte North Carolina, surrounding area and over time we will be able to take in out of state students. R&K Training Academy has seen a huge need for more truck drivers to help keep the world moving. No matter if the trucks are a Fuel base or Electric a Truck Driver will always be needed. Before being able to operate an 18-wheeler tractor trailer and other heavy-duty pieces of driving equipment, one must be able take a skilled professional training class at an accredited school certified with the FMCSA. With over 23 years of experience and education and strong commitment to positively impact lives, R&K Training Academy is led by Clarissa Rankin and will be providing Training with great Class A Certified Instructors.

Clarissa Rankin is a merry woman of 9 years and mother of two boys. Worldwide famous Social Media Influencer, Motivational Speaker, and more within the Trucking industry. Clarissa Rankin has a B.S. Degree in Criminal Justice. She has over five years of teaching and working in the public school system experience. Over six years of Tractor Trailer CDL Class-A driving locally and Over The Road experience as a Certified Professional Truck Driver. Now Clarissa is a CDL Class A instructor.

R&K Training Academy will envision an opportunity to transform the community and offer equal opportunities for students personal and professional growth in the transportation industry.