About

Community Leader. Small Business Owner. Problem Solver.

A first-time candidate, Kenny moved to Reno 25 years ago on a scholarship to attend and play baseball for the University of Nevada, Reno.  He graduated from UNR in 2001 and shortly thereafter started his business. 

Jay owns and operates three Doughboys Donuts shops in Reno and Sparks and is well known in the community for his charitable giving, which is estimated to be over $1 million in food and financial support to various local organizations.

Jay serves on the City of Reno Civil Service Commission, Reno Continental Little League’s Board of Director, and is a Washoe County Sheriff Deputy Honorary Captain.  Jay was name Nevada Business Magazine’s 2018 Don’t Forget to Share finalist for making significant contributions to the community.  Doughboys was recently recognized as PBS Reno’s Extraordinary Local Business for doing good in the community.  

Jay’s business experience and his extensive involvement with the non-profit community will make him an effective voice on the Reno City Council. 

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Elect Jay Kenny

59 Damonte Ranch Parkway STE B #136

Reno NV 89521

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