Allen Jeeyong Kim

University of California – Berkeley ‘22
Allen is a rising junior majoring in Political Science and minoring in Public Policy at UC Berkeley. As a second-generation Korean American, he has been very interested in learning more about his heritage and the unique position Asian American immigrants hold in this country, writing research papers on his father’s time in America and the rise of orientalism. His other interests include competitive debate (which he currently coaches), photography (polaroid/DSLR), and political science research (he is currently working on a research paper to be published in an academic journal!). Through this fellowship, he hopes to engage in long, meaningful discussions about Korean/Asian American identity and history while also networking with everyone involved and developing professional skill sets.