About Kevin Baxter
Kevin Baxter is serving his second term on Ewing Counil. He initially filled a vacancy upon selection
by the Ewing Township Democratic Committee in January of this year.
A resident of Ewing for over 35 years, Kevin is the youngest son of Everett and Vivian Baxter. He
and his lovely wife Ashanti have been married for the past seven years.
Kevin's passion throughout his life has been community. Even before becoming a Councilman, he
was vitally concerned with the viability of Ewing neighborhoods and service to our community.
Kevin attended Howard University after graduating high school, but due to health issues (he has
Sickle Cell Anemia) was forced to return home before completing his degree. Being a strong
proponent of education and possessing a can do attitude, he received his Bachelors degree from
Strayer University in the spring of 2008 with honors.
Kevin's Vision for Ewing
Kevin’s decision to serve on Council was participation in the public process,
enhancing neighborhood cohesiveness, successful schools, and promoting
community relations with local government. Kevin’s mantra is “I am not a
politician, but a public servant”.
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Kevin is a certified Master
trainer through Stanford
University’s Chronic Disease
Kevin & his wife Ashanti
Kevin is retired from the Department of Corrections where he
served as natural for him to pursue his Methods of Instructions
Kevin is a role model and advocate for those with Sickle Cell
Disease. He serves on the board of the Sickle Cell Association
of New Jersey. He is also a certified Master trainer through
Stanford University’s Chronic Disease Self-Management
Program. Through this certification he leads peer leader
trainings as well as seminars for those affected with chronic
illness. Kevin recently received the Dr. Charles F. Whitten award
for Sickle Cell Disease advocacy.
Kevin is a true Man of God. He and his wife are devoted
members of Kingdom Church in Ewing Township. He serves
faithfully on the parking lot ministry and is a trusted member of
the Men’s Leadership Council. Kevin also helped to oversee the
first tee program at Kingdom Church. This program introduced
the youth of Kingdom Church to the sport of Golf. Kevin has
also volunteered at Kingdoms “Push the Rock” basketball camp.
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Always one to serve his community and others, Kevin recently received a certificate of helping out
Kevin is a member of Toastmasters International, and the Vice-President of the Howard
University Alumni Association of Metropolitan Trenton. He also serves as the Town Gown
Coordinator and is a District 7 Committeeperson and Ewing Township Democratic Club member.