Chairman Emeritus | 100 Black Men of Houston
Kenneth Robinson Jr. is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana. Creative at a young age, he was drawn to the beauty of the antebellum homes in New Orleans. The cities’ historic design inspired his love and passion for architecture. He graduated from Southern University A&M College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with a Bachelors in Architecture. Before forming his architecture firm, Kenneth worked at some of the leading architecture firms in New Orleans, Louisiana and Houston, Texas. In 2010 Kenneth formed Kenneth Robinson, A Professional Corporation which is a Houston based architectural design firm. His background includes design, project management, and planning. He has been involved in the design and construction of a wide range of projects including affordable housing, restaurants, schools, religious sanctuaries and single and multifamily homes. Because of his strong commitment to volunteerism and community service, Kenneth is active in several local and national organizations. In 2006 Kenneth became a member of the 100 Black Men of Metropolitan Houston, Inc. For the last several years, he has served on the Board of Directors of the 100 Black Men of Metropolitan Houston, Inc. In January 2017, he was elected the President of the 100 Black Men of Metropolitan Houston becoming the youngest in the chapter’s history. Kenneth currently serves as Chairman Emeritus for the 100 Black Men of Metropolitan Houston, Inc. and the Emerging 100 Committee Chair for the 100 Black Men of America. In 2012 and 2013, Houston Construction News highlighted Kenneth for his accomplishments. In addition, he was featured in several editions of Who’s Who in Black Houston. In 2022 Kenneth was featured in an article titled “Against the Grain” in Re:Engineer Magazine. Kenneth believes he could not have achieved the things he has without the mentorship and guidance of others and feels it’s his duty to support others. Kenneth is most proud to be a husband and father of two daughters.
Overview: Colleges, universities and the local community have reached an opportune time in which young black men and women are yearning for mentors to assist with navigating careers and personal affairs. Additionally, they are looking to join organizations for a sense of belonging, but with leadership or advisement that have intentional goals and objectives. Emerging 100 chapters can provide this sense of community through service, programming, and healthy debates in the community. These chapters are wanted, needed, and impactful when provided efficient oversight. How bad do you desire to Impact the lives of young people on college campuses and in the community? During this workshop, members will have the opportunity to learn and understand the fundamentals of fostering and sustaining a successful Emerging 100 Chapter and how the 100 Black Men can be beneficial in supporting this effort.