Q&A: Westchester’s First African-American Deputy County Executive Wraps up First Year – 914INC. – Q4 2018

Armed with a quarter-century of experience in local politics, Ken Jenkins says he’s ready for what comes next.

By Nick Brandi

Ken Jenkins in action during a contracts meeting at the County Executive’s office.

Deputy County Executive Ken Jenkins takes his seat at the county exec’s table on the heels of vast experience in local politics. In addition to having served as the president of the Yonkers chapter of the NAACP and the chairman of the Yonkers Democratic Committee, Jenkins went on to become the chairman of the Westchester County Board of Legislators. We sat down with Jenkins as he prepares to wrap his first year as deputy county…

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