Keno Shawell was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pa. He graduated from the University of Maryland at College Park with a degree in history and played football.
Since graduation, Keno has taught school and worked in the pharmaceutical industry. With over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, he has worked as a bartender, server, captain and manager.
Keno enjoys speaking with young athletes as well as administering fundraisers. He belongs to three fraternal organizations whose principles are charity and service.