5 THING's THAT MAKE ME HAPPY
Ken grew up in New Orleans, the second of four children. As a young boy he often would spend time with his maternal grandmother who took him on streetcar rides to the French Quarter and taught him to garden. As a teenager in high school, Ken developed an interest in theatre and dance. His parents, who at the time didn’t see a future in the career path, didn’t encourage his dream to perform. But Ken had the courage to continue and eventually moved to New York and became a successful Broadway performer. His parents, quickly became his biggest fans. Ken has a close and loving family with 26 nieces and nephews in California, New York, New Orleans and Atlanta.
A LOOK AT KEN’S WORK
KEN SERVES AS AN ORDAINED MINISTER FOR UNITY SAN FRANCISCO that affords him great ﬂexibility in his work hours and a thriving community of families excited to welcome in another youngster.
JD is the youngest of three children and was raised in Catholic western Kansas. His parents were not expecting him, but considered him a surprise blessing. His mom passed away 12 years ago in JD’s arms and in the same hospital that she gave birth to him. Because of her and his dad’s encouragement and dedication JD was taught that he could do anything he set his mind to and has created a career in Higher Education that allows him to help people communicate and understand each other better.
JD teaches Sunday school at Unity San Francisco and loves to ski, run and see theater. JD has two wonderful older sisters and three nieces and nephews in Texas and Colorado.
A Look at JD's Work
JD TEACHES COMMUNICATION AT STANFORD UNIVERSITY and enjoys the freedom of several long breaks each year.
5 Things that Make Me Happy
1. PLAYING ON THE FLOOR
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