Trained as a podiatrist, Stewart entered the political arena in 1992 when he was elected to the office of State Committeeman for the 58th Assembly District (which includes Flatbush, East Flatbush and Canarsie, Brooklyn).
His priorities as a council member include providing comprehensive services to seniors, better schools, quality tutoring and after-school programs, more job opportunities for all, improved health care, exceptional public safety, more affordable and accessible child care, better quality of life in the community, clean streets and access to immigration services. Council Member Kendall Stewart was born in St. Vincent. He is an alumnus of City College and New York College of Podiatric Medicine. He has practiced medicine for over twenty years.
Kendall Stewart is truly a face of Brooklyn.