Kenner is a city in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States, and a suburb of New Orleans. The population was 70,517 at the 2000 census. Kenner is represented in the Louisiana State Senate by the Republican attorney Danny Martiny, a former member of the Louisiana House of Representatives. Martiny's predecessor in the state House was Kernan "Skip" Hand, a retired district court judge from Kenner. Martiny's predecessor in the state Senate, Metairie attorney Art Lentini, also resides in Kenner.