Physical information




Skin color

Blue and pink

Fur color

Brown, cream, and gray

Eye color


Biographical information


Relationship information

Fikiri (mate)
Makini (daughter)

As usual, you are right, Fikiri. But my way is way more fun!

Kitendo is a male mandrill. He is the mate of Fikiri, with whom he has a daughter: Makini.


The Lion Guard

"Battle for the Pride Lands"

Kitendo is seen as a cave painting along with his family members, Fikiri and Makini.

"Journey of Memories"

Makini recounts taking a journey to the Tree of Life with her parents, Fikiri and Kitendo. At the river, Kitendo had teased Makini by getting into the cold river water. Fikiri had tried to explain the importance of testing the water first, but Kitendo had contested that his way was more fun.

Later, Kitendo had explained to Makini that she may become a Royal Mjuzi someday because she has her mother's wisdom. Both parents had then told her that they would be with her until she was ready to be on her own.

At the desert, Fikiri and Kitendo had taught their daughter to learn from her past in order to have a better future ("As You Move Forward"). They had then presented her to Rafiki at the Tree of Life.

"The River of Patience"

Janna reminds Makini of when they had met at the Tree of Life; at the time, Makini was a baby and accompanied by her parents, Fikiri and Kitendo.

"Return to the Pride Lands"

Kitendo attends Kion and Rani's wedding. He hugs his daughter, Makini.



  1. Chris Jackson. IMDb., Inc. Retrieved on September 15, 2020.
  2. Online Swahili - English Dictionary. African Languages. Retrieved on September 15, 2020.

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