Kitendo’s pelt is gray, while his underbelly is paler in color. His mane is brown. His eyes are green.
His daughter, Makini, resembles Kitendo, having similar yet lighter fur and hair color.
Kitendo is shown to be very kindhearted. He loves his daughter, and is very patient and affectionate towards her. His daughter inherited his fun side and sense of curiosity.
Kintendo appears on a cave painting.
Kitendo is mentioned by Janna that when Makini was a baby she went there with him to meet Rafiki for the first time.
Kitendo and Fikiri are present at Kion and Rani’s marriage ceremony, and Kion’s coronation. They warmly embrace their daughter, after she anoints Kion.