Ken was born in Louisville, Kentucky and has lived in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area almost all of his life. He graduated from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island with a Bachelor's degree in English and American Literature. He worked for the federal government for more than 28 years. In 2014, he completed the 200-hr training and was certified as a yoga teacher. Currently, he works at Down Dog Yoga in Bethesda, Maryland. Ken resides in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.