Jin U. Kim

Jin Kim is a first-generation immigrant who came to the United States at the age of 13 from Seoul, South Korea. He graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in economics and political science from Yale University, where he was a QuestBridge Scholar and a recipient of the Wendy E. Blanning Memorial Fellowship. Before law school, Mr. Kim worked as a management consultant at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and as an internal strategy consultant at Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of New Jersey, where he founded the company‚Äôs first affinity group for LGBTQ employees. He is currently a student at Harvard Law School, where he is on the Board of Student Advisers, a Peer Advisor in the Office of Career Services, and a recipient of the Best Brief Award in First Year Legal Research and Writing. Mr. Kim also serves as a research assistant to Professor Deborah Anker and as a teaching assistant for Professor Sabrineh Ardalan’s class on immigration law. After law school, he will be clerking for Judge Naomi R. Buchwald in the Southern District of New York.