Keenan Payne was the son of an Kito and Nichelle Payne, and the brother of the late Khalil Payne/Painkiller.


Keenan was born in Freeland to Kito and Nichelle Payne. He had a younger brother, Khalil. When he was a kid his father was sent to jail for possession and trafficking of drugs and unregistered weapons, as well as aggression and resistance to arrest,[1] forcing his mother to work overly hard to provide for him and his brother.[2] This led him to became a petty criminal who sold drug for The 100 until, at the age of fifteen, he was shot and killed by a member of a rival gang.[1]


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Season 2


  1. 1.0 1.1 "The Book of Rebellion: Chapter Two: Gift of Magi"
  2. "Lawanda: The Book of Hope"
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