Kenny was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri and is a graduate of Ladue High School. He comes from a long line of civil rights activists. His Grandfather, Dr. Jerome Williams Sr. (pictured front, left), led numerous civil rights protests and his father sang in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s funeral. Kenny earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Kansas (KU). While attending KU, he was the Captain of the Men’s tennis team and President of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. While competing in the Big 12 for Kansas Tennis, he received the honors of Jayhawk Scholar, First Team All Academic, and Big 12 Commissioners Honor Roll respectively. In his final year of undergrad, Kenny spent 8 months in Salamanca Spain where he earned his certificate in Advanced Spanish.
Following undergrad, Kenny accepted a Dean’s Scholarship to attend the Saint Louis University School of Law. While at SLU Law, he specialized in negotiations and alternative dispute resolutions. After law school, Kenny was a licensed sports agent representing Major and Minor league baseball clients for 10 years. When not in court, he enjoys being on the court (tennis). Kenny’s experience and skill as a tennis professional have helped countless St. Louis youth reach their potential and attain college scholarships. Prior to opening The Powell Law Firm, Kenny practiced law at a reputable plaintiffs civil litigation firm in St. Louis. Kenny will fight for your rights!
Kenny loves spending time with his wife April, and their three daughters.