Ken was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. He came to know Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior while in college at Michigan State University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Packaging Engineering. Ken has enjoyed being a member of New Covenant Fellowship Church since 2008, and works with the Marriage and Greeting Ministries. He is employed with Chattem Inc., and enjoys mentoring youth, traveling, and sports as his interest. Ken has been married to his college sweetheart, Sharon for 24 years. They have three children Sabria (Keenan), Kenny, and Kerwin.