Kenny Anderson Jr. (NE & Chair)

 

Biography 

Kenny Anderson Jr. grew up in the north end of Sioux Falls. Kenny attended Hawthorne Elementary, Axtell Park Middle School, and spent one year at Washington High School before serving in the U.S. Marines from 1976 to 1980. Kenny graduated from National American University in 1998 with a degree in PC support and general science.

With a strong interest in local government, Kenny chose to enter public service and ran an unsuccessful campaign for the Sioux Falls City Council in April of 2006. “Sharing my father’s love of the community I felt driven to community service,” he said.

With encouragement from friends and family, Kenny again chose to enter public service by running a successful campaign for the Sioux Falls City Council Northeast District in April of 2008.

Kenny has been active in several community organizations such as: Sioux Falls NAACP, Sioux Falls People for Youth, Sioux Falls Community Foundation Grant Committee, Sioux Falls Tomorrow II, Sioux Falls Schools Diversity Committee, and the Sioux Falls Slow Pitch Softball Association. He is the project and property manager for Phantom Construction in Sioux Falls.

Mr. Anderson is single with family, mother (Muriel), four sisters, nine nieces and nephews, and four great-nieces and nephews.

 

Inside Town Hall - March 2016

Councilor Kenny Anderson Jr. looks back on his eight years on the City Council as well a new community initiative called ESC (Establishing Community Relationships).



Inside Town Hall - June 2015

Councilor Greg Jamison discusses free bus passes for youth, indoor and outdoor swimming pool rates and budget concerns.



Inside Town Hall - May 2015

Council member Kenny Anderson Jr. discusses a proposed TIF District by Rice Street and Cliff Avenue and the housing development slated to go in there. Then softball is in full swing. Find out what it takes to bring the big tournaments to town and what will be coming soon.



Inside Town Hall - February 2015

In this episode of Inside Town Hall Councilors Michelle Erpenbach, Rex Rolfing, Kenny Anderson Jr., and Greg Jamison discuss a range of topics including the Spellerberg Pool, City Elections and street construction.