Born and raised in Plano, Texas, Kenton discovered his love for acting in the fourth grade when he landed supporting roles in Dallas Theater Center’s musical rendition of A Christmas Carole. He loved being on stage and got great joy from entertaining the audience. The show did thirty-five performances and Kenton relished every one. Most recently, Kenton wrapped production in a lead role in the indie films Little Savages (2014), produced and starred in the indie film Mickey Matson and the Pirate’s Code (2014). Two other recent films are Silver Bells (2013) and Contest (2013). Kenton’s past TV credits include one of the stars on the Disney Channel hit series Shake It Up as the hilarious character of “Gunther.” He also had a recurring role on the last season of the hit ABC series Lost, in the role of “Young Jacob.” Kenton guest-starred on the new ABC comedy Fresh Off the Boat, Tim Allen’s comedy Last Man Standing. In addition, he has also appeared in several sketches on The Tonight Show. He has guest-starred on such shows as Cold Case and recurred on several episodes of Ctrl. Kenton performed in a starring role in the Lifetime television movie Christmas in Paradise. His motion picture credits include a lead role opposite Tim Allen and Sigourney Weaver in Crazy on the Outside (2010), and he was the American lead role in the overseas hit film, My Name Is Kahn (2010). Kenton also had a lead role, opposite Sean Astin, in the indie film Amazing Love: The Story of Hosea (2012). Look for his in the upcoming feature film Crowning Jules and Deadly Mistakes!
See a full list of Kenton’s credits on IMDB
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