The multi-talented Kenya King has been performing in music and the performing arts since the age of seven. She toured with the Atlanta Workshop Players theater group for several years and has performed principle roles in numerous dramatic musicals including When Sunday Comes and Rewind. Her one-woman tribute shows Lena's Horn to Hollywood and Women of Civil Rights have received rave reviews.

As a professional vocalist, actress, model and writer, Kenya has been featured in many commercials, jingles and recording projects, including the album of gospel icon Candi Staton. Her inspirational jazz single Shine (Let Your Light...) is currently being featured on several of radio stations throughout the U.S. Recently Kenya made an appearance in Black Entertainment Television's new scripted comedy series, Let's Stay Together, directed by Kim Fields.

Throughout Kenya's youth and teenage years, she performed as one of the lead singers in the gospel trio, The Voice Tones. The group experienced much success and was featured on shows with other popular gospel artists such as The Williams Brothers and F.C. Barnes. With Kenya's melodic four-octave vocal range, she has been compared to Deniece Williams and Natalie Cole.

In the 90s, Kenya co-wrote a hit parody song in honor of the Atlanta Braves which aired on ABC, NBC and CBS affiliate television stations, and on a number of major radio stations. She was also featured in Upscale Magazine as a person to watch. During this time, Kenya also modeled professionally and participated in pageants. Kenya's talents helped her win a Miss America® Preliminary (Miss North Central Georgia) and she performed and competed in the 50th Anniversary of the Miss Georgia competition. Kenya was the first African American to win the Miss North Central Georgia title. She also participated and placed in the top 10 in the Miss Georgia USA® competition and the Miss Black America® pageant where she was also named Most Photogenic.

During Kenya's reign with the Miss America Organization, she initiated a program called C.H.I.L.D. (Changing How Individuals Learn and Develop). Her C.H.I.L.D. program used the creative arts to combat youth violence. She continues to work with youth and volunteer her time in arts and media.

Kenya holds a master's degree from Valdosta State University, a bachelor's degree in journalism from Georgia State University, and an associate's degree in music from the Art Institute of Atlanta.