kenwesteAbout Me:

  • Place of Birth: I was born in Oroville, CA
  • Family Information: I have three grown children (2 boys and 1 girl) and two grandchildren (a girl and a boy). My daughter and her two children live with me and our two cats.
  • How did I come to WCA? I came to WCA to be a part of the Royal Rangers.
  •  What is my role at WCA? I started as the Ranger Kids Commander, then the Discovery and Adventure Rangers groups. I am now the Senior Commander. This is my fourth outpost as the Senior Commander (1 in Northern Calif. and 3 in Southern Calif.). I am also very active in the Children’s Church here at WCA. I enjoy teaching kids and making them laugh.
  • Who is my favorite Bible character, and how do I identify with him/her? My favorite Bible character is Phillip. Because in the early 1970’s, while working at Christian Coffee Shop in San Diego, I met a man reading a Bible tract with a puzzle look. I asked him, “do you understand what is being said”. He said “No, I don’t understand this”. I was able to explain the tract and was able to lead him to the Lord Jesus as his personal savior.
  • Who are my favorite sports teams? I am a fan of the Oakland Raiders and the Los Angeles Dodgers. I do not have a favorite basketball team as I follow my favorite players.
  • What was I like in Junior High? Junior High was an interesting time for me. At the start of 7th grade I was 5 ft 1 in and 90 lbs. by June I was 5 ft 11 in and 127 lbs (my pants by June were 6 inches to short). I was a jumper, I could dunk a basketball.
  •  If I could only have one book to read (other than the Bible) , what would it be, and why? I enjoy reading any Classic books and Science books.
  • If I could choose my last meal on earth, what would it be and why? My favorite meal is steak, potatoes, peas, corn, salad, German Chocolate cake with ice cream, and Diet Dr Pepper.
  • What makes me laugh? I laugh at myself
  • What makes me cry? Heartwarming situations.