Kenny was born in Elk Grove Village, Illinois but primarily grew up in Orem, Utah. He is the third oldest of eight children. He attributes his love of photography to his father. He grew up watching his father take pictures and they use to spend time late at night talking about good composition and proper lighting. He use to visualize images that he could someday take when he had a camera of his own. Kenny graduated from Brigham Young University with a marketing degree, which further strengthened his love for beautiful imagery and the effect it can have on people. After he graduated he moved to Idaho Falls, Idaho where he met his wife and got married. He currently lives in Idaho Falls where he spends most of his free time taking photos and spending time with his family.