Kennedy Franklin is the youngest daughter and the third child of American gospel artist, Kirk Franklin and his wife, Tammy Franklin. She was a cheerleader in her college team at Baylor University. At present, she serves as the Executive Assistant at KS Lewis Media.
Amidst the criticisms her father has been facing, Kennedy has turned out to be a strong supporter of him. The father and daughter pair have quite a doting and caring relationship with each other. At times, they have even promised to go to severe lengths to protect one another.
So know what exactly were the times when they had to speak for the other. Is Kennedy really that close to her father? What about her relationship with her step-brother and step-sister? Also, know if she has a boyfriend and all that there is to know about the Grammy winner’s second girl in the details below.
Who Is Kennedy Franklin?
Kennedy Franklin graduated from Baylor University in 2019, the same institution where her sister Carrington Franklin had studied. She was born in Fortworth, Texas on May 3, 1997.
The third child of Kirk, she pursued a bachelor’s degree in journalism at the nationally ranked Christian University. The star kid was also a member of a Baylor Coed Cheer committee.
Presently, she is often a sight to behold for all her steamy Instagram bikini pictures. Over the years, the daughter of Kirk and Tammy has established herself as sort of an internet influencer/model.
Every so often, she promotes products relating to fashion, fitness, and skincare. At present, She works as an executive assistant at KS Lewis Media. Additionally, she is studying Masters in advertising at Savannah College of Art and Design.
She is Close to Her Siblings
The alum of Baylor has a jovial relationship with her step-sister, Carrington Franklin, and her brother, Caziah Franklin. The siblings along with their father and mother have appeared in several music awards, missions, and occasional get-togethers. She is also an aunt from the birth of Carrington’s baby boy, Shiloh Mekh.
Apart from them, she also has an older half-brother Kerrion Franklin, who was born from her father’s previous relationship.
Kennedy Franklin Relationship With Her Father, Kirk Franklin
Kennedy appears to have a rather unbiased love and support for her singer dad. This was observed when she devilishly spoke against her stepbrother, Kerrion. In a video that aired in the wake of allegations thrown at Kirk, she argued her father’s frustration was reasonable.
“If somebody keeps disrespecting me and spewing out false allegations that could ruin my reputation I would cuss them the hell out as well,” said the 24-year-old daughter of the choir director,”, said the 24-year-old daughter of the choir director.
She stressed that Kerrion was ought to face the consequences if he goes on gaslighting people and that it was illogical of him to be mad when people respond accordingly.
Apparently, it has been over 15 years since the singer stopped inviting his first-ever child to a family function. This wasn’t the first time the father-daughter duo had defended each other over the internet.
Kennedy Franklin Criticized Trump’s Refugee Ban Order
In 2017, Kennedy received some strong criticism after she had spoken out against then-president Donald J. Trump’s refugee ban. Speaking against his decision, she wrote,
“I am a Christian who would rather sit at the table with a Muslim brother than ban him from a home that wasn’t originally mine…”
Consequently, some religious groups threw harsh words at the youngster to the point where she allegedly broke down to tears. Kirk, who was in Japan, later fired back precautionary words of his own to the haters saying,
“@kenn_elizabeth is! She’s a sophomore in college, a smart young woman, the apple of my eye, and a girl…”
Warning the bullies, the church icon added that he would even go to the ends of the earth to protect his family.
Is Kennedy Franklin Dating a Boyfriend?
Although Kennedy boasts a drop-dead gorgeous persona, she is yet to be seen with a partner, especially one who she could have been dating.
She, however, had gushed about having a boyfriend (sort of) back in April 2016 through her Twitter handle when she tweeted,
“lawd my boyfriend is so fine”
The Baylor Alum 19 didn’t reveal more than that and this would become the only time she came closest to sharing her stance on dating or having a bae.
How much is Kennedy Franklin net worth?
As a star kid, Kennedy had all the luxuries growing up. Her father has been active in the music industry for decades for which he even 16 Grammy awards. Though we can’t ascertain the exact net worth of Kennedy, her father is amongst the richest gospel singers around. He has an overall net worth of $8.5 million.