Who is Kendrick Roberson?
Kendrick Roberson was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. While a child of many passions, most of his childhood was spent either at school, or at his home church in Compton, CA. Kendrick attended Carson High School and graduated from Redondo Union High School before getting his Associate's Degree from El Camino College in Economics. During his time at El Camino College, Kendrick was a winner of a nationwide competition hosted by NASA, granting him the honor of National Aerospace Scholar. He has also taught college mathematics, and is currently employed by the Los Angeles Air Force Space and Missiles Systems Center, where he helps estimate the cost of satellites before they are built.
After transferring to Pepperdine for his undergraduate career, Kendrick received a scholarship to be on Pepperdine's debate team, became the Director of Pepperdine's Genesis Gospel Choir, and become a mentor for new transfers to Pepperdine University. In 2013, he achieved his Bachelor's Degree in economics and was accepted into the M. S. in Applied Finance program at Pepperdine's Graziadio School of Business and Management. Kendrick Roberson achieved his Master's Degree with flying colors, and was granted the honor of delivering the student address at the Fall 2014 graduation ceremony.
Commissioner Roberson: Kendrick had always promised himself that he would use his education to do work in his home community. As such, after achieving his master's degree, he worked to get appointed by the mayor of Carson, CA to the Mobil Home Rental Review Board. Kendrick has been sitting as a commissioner on this city board since February of 2016. On the board, he is tasked with analyzing past revenue and expenditures of mobile home parks, attending hearings where residents and owners testify to the board, and voting to pass fair increases of resident rents (if any). The goal of the Board is to make sure the residents of Carson's mobile home parks are not being taken advantage of by nefarious business practices of the owners, while also ensuring that the owners receive fair and reasonable rent increases.
AFGE District 12 Y.O.U.N.G. : Kendrick joined the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) in 2016. In 2017, AFGE's Local President from El Segundo, CA appointed Kendrick to represent all of the local's member's under 40 years old. After later speaking at a Human Rights conference in 2017, Roberson was requested to be on AFGE's National Y.O.U.N.G. Committee by the committee's chairman. Y.O.U.N.G. stands for, "Young Organizing Unionist of the Next Generation. Appointed by the District 12 National Vice President, Kendrick currently sits on the National Y.O.U.N.G. Committee, representing AFGE's members aged under 40 in California, Nevada, Hawaii, and Arizona.
AFGE Legislative Political Coordinator: In 2018, AFGE's Local President from El Segundo appointed Kendrick to the role of Legislative Political Coordinator. As a Legislative Political Coordinator for AFGE, Kendrick works to define and promote AFGE's stance on legislation currently being put before congress. In this position, Kendrick works hard to spread awareness of legislation that will impact federal workers, as well as help elect people (Republican or Democrat) who are most likely to vote on legislation that will protect federal workers.