Originally from Durham, Kevin Ji joined the NCSSM faculty in August 2020. He brought with him seven years of teaching experience in Washington, DC and the San Francisco Bay Area, during which time he taught a range of courses from algebra I to AP statistics, and advised student-led math clubs and Asian student organizations. Kevin has spent summers growing a variety of personal and professional interests, including time at the Park City Math Institute PCMI focused on math teaching and research, participation in a summer workshop centered around Chinese immigration and the Chinese Exclusion Act hosted by the Museum of Chinese in America, and serving as a cooking instructor for elementary school age kids in the Bay Area. Kevin earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and public policy from UNC-Chapel Hill and a master’s degree in education from American University. In his spare time, Kevin enjoys playing sports of any kind especially basketball and soccer and indoor rock climbing. He also enjoys cooking.