better known as Dr. Ken, is an ordained minister and licensed professional clinical counselor. Dr. Ken earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Buffalo University, a Master of Arts in counseling from Michigan State University, a Master of Divinity from Samuel D Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University, and Doctorate in Ministry from Richmond Virginia Seminary.
Dr. Ken founded the Chaplin program at the University of the District of
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Columbia, providing worship services as well as weekly Bible study programs and counseling to faculty and students. He is the former National Coordinator of the Black Church Initiative; a ministry developed to assist the black church in breaking the silence on sex, sexuality and domestic violence through education and open dialogue.
Dr. Ken is the former Minister of Family Life Ministries at Mount Zion Baptist Church in Arlington VA. He is also the Founder and President of Eye On Mental Health Ministries Inc, which specializes in providing pre- and marital counseling, family counseling, domestic violence, male and fatherhood development, adolescent development, family relations and anger management. Dr. Ken provides services to the DMV and to persons through out the country via virtual counseling.
Dr. Ken has been featured on three Bravo reality shows “Married to Medicine”, “Housewives of Potomac”, and "Real Housewives Of Atlanta". He is known for his keen ability to connect with persons in crisis and transition, enabling persons to do self-examination and work towards healthy solutions within their respective relationships. He operates in the gifts of a counselor, preacher, teacher to empower individuals to reach beyond their inhibitions and move to greater heights in their personal lives, as well as spirituality. As a result of his great work, he is in constant demand and has traveled around the continental U.S, Africa, and China.