Listen to the Mayor's public service announcement on childhood obesity
Kenneth Daniel Gallegos Miyagishima was born in Biloxi, Mississippi in 1963. He is of both Japanese and Mexican descent. He has lived in Las Cruces since 1971. He attended public schools and in 1985 graduated from New Mexico State University with degrees in finance and real estate. In 1984 – while still attending NMSU – Ken began his insurance and financial services business, which he still owns today.
Ken is married to former judge Susana Chaparro – between them they have two children. Michael and Danielle who graduated from Onate High School (2010) and is attending New Mexico State University, pursuing a degree in Biology.