In 2018 Kent was elected as the 25th District At-Large Democratic Central Committee Member. In 2020, Kent served as a member of Maryland's Electoral College to elect President Joseph R. Biden and Vice-President Kamala D. Harris. In 2021, Kent was appointed as the African-American Diversity Leadership Chair for the State of Maryland.
Kent is a member of Ebenezer A.M.E. Church where he serves as the Social Justice Minister. He is also the chairman of the Parks and Rec Board, and is a dedicated volunteer at the Larkin-Chase Nursing Home. Along with these activities, Kent is a member of the Prince George's County Young Democrats and South County Democratic Club.
Kent Roberson currently works at a lobbying firm as an associate. He monitors federal legislation issues that include transportation, banking, finance, environmental, and housing. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland – Global Campus, where he teaches government and political science classes.
He gained exposure to Capitol Hill while interning for U.S. Congressman Albert Wynn. He then served as a legislative assistant for a Maryland State Delegate.
Originally from Memphis, TN, Kent currently resides in Clinton, MD with his wife, their two sons and daughter. Kent is a proud graduate of Frederick Douglass High School in Upper Marlboro, MD. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s in political science from Ball State University.
By Authority of Friends of Kent Roberson, Latesha Jackson, Treasurer