(DeCandido's novelizations of Anderson's Films)
Kenneth "Kenny" Mi-naya was a survivor of the 2002 global T-virus pandemic.
Kenneth was rescued by Claire's convoy at some point in its five year existence, following them on their way Las Vegas. Still in the desert, he took part in a fight a murder of crows as he tried to incinerate them with a flame thrower to keep them away from the children. As the children reached safety, the crows focused their attention on Kenny. After the fight, he was part of a group funeral service at the Desert Trail Motel.