BIO

Ken Porter

Ken moved to San Antonio in the 3rd grade and started in Scouting same year. Over the years, he worked his way through and is an Eagle Scout. He completed much of the Scouting Junior training program and served many junior staff positions. He played baseball, football and was on 2 city championship soccer teams.

Ken fell in love with the Lord Jesus at the age of 31. He became a Royal Rangers Commander and has been serving in that capacity for nearly 25 years . He has served as a Trailblazer and Air, Sea Trail Ranger, Discovery, Adventure, Urban Rangers and Expedition Rangers Commander. Currently he serves as the Men’s Ministries director at Camelot Christian Center in San Antonio, TX.

Outside of his responsibilities in South Texas, Ken is a member of the national Royal Rangers executive committee and serves as the South Central Region Coordinator.  He served as the San Antonio Section Director for 2 years, Deputy Sectional Commander for the San Antonio Section for 6 years,  District Public Relations Coordinator for 3 years and as the District Outreach Coordinator for 1 year. His training includes NRMC, NTC, LMA, and most recently National Academy and Advanced Academy. He is also a Red Cross Certified Fundamentals of Canoeing Instructor. He has also served on camp staff for 3 JTC camps, 2 AJTC camps, 2 JCE camps, and one Elite JTC camp. He is passionate about Junior Leadership Development Academy and sewing spiritual, relevant, experiential, and usable skills into boys lives. Ken is a Wilderness member of Frontiersmen Camping Fellowship having completed his vigil in 2019.

He also coaches Special Olympics Softball for the San Antonio Fire softball team. This team was chosen to represent Special Olympics Texas, and the United States of America at the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens, Greece in June of 2011. In Athens they won the Gold Medal.

Ken married his wife Yvette in September of 2002. His son is 27 and has Down Syndrome, he has 1 daughter in college and 1 daughter working on ministry training. He attended The University of Arkansas, San Antonio College and Texas State University. He currently is the owner-operator of a home improvement contracting business.