Kenè Washington grew up in Gardena, California. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from California State University of Fullerton and a M.Ed. in K-12 School Counseling from National University Los Angeles. As a lifelong learner, Kenè has a special interest in incorporating emotional intelligence and mindfulness into counseling techniques used with students. He believes in the power of creative expression to enhance the lives of students to discover their individual strengths. In his free time, Kenè enjoys volunteering in the community by assisting with youth development (mentoring and coaching sports). He also enjoys spending time with family and friends, as well as exercising and traveling.