Kenan and his wife Kathi have been married for 38 years and raised four daughters who all graduated from Waukee High School. Kathi and Kenan are both retired and enjoy spending time with family, gardening and volunteering for a number of organizations around the area including the Waukee Area Christian Services and the Iowa Homeless Youth Center.
Kenan was born and raised in Georgetown, Iowa and graduated from Albia High School. After high school Kenan started as a meat cutter at HyVee in Muscatine, IA. He was lucky enough to work his entire career at HyVee and retired as the Group Vice President in charge of meat, seafood and deli.