Kevin received a B.A. in Biology from Willamette University in May 2018. As an undergrad at Willamette he participated in research in the lab of Dr. Barbara Stebbins-Boaz investigating developmental effects of the insecticide dicamba on Xenopus laevis oocytes. During this period he also participated in a research internship within the Enns Lab at OHSU aiming to understand protein interactions between transferrin receptor 2 and mouse hepatocyte proteins implicated in iron regulation. He joined the Ellison Lab in February 2020 as a research assistant. His long-term goals include pursuing either an MD or Ph.D.