Ken Baker is a professional mentor with Friends of the Children with over 15 years of experience in child welfare. After experience working within the local foster care system, the proactive approach of the Friends of the Children program was a refreshing change. His several years as a Licensing Specialist, teaching professional parenting courses, provides a solid foundation for his position as a mentor for a variety of circumstances that may arise. He is currently the father of a 3 year old and a 5 year old and his desire to help all youth in their endeavors to navigate life are evident by his enthusiastic style and passion for his role. Ken was also a personal trainer for over a decade as well as a bodybuilding coach and competitor. He often shares his love for fitness and sports performance to the youth he mentors.