(DeCandido's novelizations of the Anderson 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.