Kent was born and raised in Minnesota. Kent, his wife, Lisa, and their youngest three children, Hunter, Kaleigh, and Connor live a few miles outside of Princeton. Their oldest son, Jakob, and his wife, Cindy, live near Bagley, Minnesota.
Kent has been a math teacher at the Princeton Middle School since 1998. Before that, he owned Snowstorm Sportscards and Comics in Cambridge from 1991 to 1997. Kent was in the Minnesota Army National Guard and the United States Army Reserve from 1985 until 1990.
Associate Of Arts, Riverland Community College
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with minors in Math and Math Education, St. Cloud State University
Master of Arts in Education, St. Mary’s University of Minnesota
Sixth year Principal and Superintendent licensure program graduate, St. Cloud State University.