Kenya is a native of Boston, Massachusetts. She earned her Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from the University of Maryland. She currently practices urban design at the Boston Redevelopment Authority, lending her expertise in landscape and spatial design.
Thompson's professional interests include environmental stormwater management, livable communities, and complete streets. She wishes to create sustainable spaces where people are the motivation for the design. She loves Boston and appreciates being able to see the positive impact parks bring to the city and its people.
In her free time, Thompson enjoys exploring new neighborhoods wherever she travels.