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Judge Kemp
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Judge Kemp (Jr.) can be best described as a community-minded leader who loves to have fun. Born in Fayetteville, NC (Ft. Bragg) and raised in San Diego, CA, this military brat along with his older and younger sister was, introduced to diversity on their way west. In San Diego, Judge discovered his rhythm and joined the cast of “City Streets” at Sea World. Prior to moving to Portland more than a decade ago, he lived traveled and abroad in the “Venice of the north," Amsterdam.

A graduate of Portland State University, Judge majored in Communication and minored in Community Development, Judge learned the importance of neighborhood involvement, activism, and giving back to the community. Judge resides in North Portland with his partner, home designer, Eric Schnell. Judge and Eric enjoy traveling, meeting new people, and entertaining friends at their home.

Entries by Judge Kemp

Here, Kitty, Kitty - It's Time for Change

(0) Comments | Posted August 15, 2014 | 12:56 AM

Fear is a huge enabler. It can save us when we're confronted with a dangerous or unsure situation (fight or flight), it can also make us depressed, and complacent. Fear can also act as an intimidator that keeps us bound in careers with no future or even potential for fair...

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A Summer of Love

(0) Comments | Posted August 21, 2013 | 6:28 PM

My story is simple and even a little romantic.

I'm fortunate to have an amazingly talented man in my life. In the '80s I used to work at a well-known clothing store, at the then newly opened shopping mall in downtown San Diego, Horton Plaza. Eric was a regular...

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Not an Easy Decision

(5) Comments | Posted February 7, 2013 | 3:00 PM

I have been involved in scouting in some form or another throughout most of my young and early adult life. As a young boy in elementary school, I was enrolled in the Cub Scouts, then Webelos, and later after a bit of a life break, the Boy Scouts where I...

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