Leslie Kennedy has lived her whole life here on Long Island not only growing up here but also raising a family. She was born and raised in Commack, NY as one of two children. Leslie has served the public all her life through her ten years in public service and more than thirty years in the healthcare/private sector. Legislator Kennedy has four children with her husband, John, and has been involved with the 12th Legislative District first as an aide, and since 2015 as the Legislator. Legislator Kennedy has a degree in Nursing from Suffolk County Community College and lives with her husband in Nesconset.