Hi, I'm Kevin.

I grew up in the small town of Livermore, CA, and was raised by a small family. From a young age, I learned to look at my neighbors, friends, and classmates as family.

When I was 12, I felt like something was missing in my life. So I asked my dad if we could start going to local churches. Since then, my faith has informed my two core truths: that everyone is invaluable and everyone is interconnected. This, in turn, informs all that I do.

In college, I learned that social capital has been on the decline in the US since the 1960s. In graduate school, I discovered that disasters are responsible for the social capital shifts in society, and can bring us together or tear us apart. So I wrote a book explaining this.

Since then, I have devoted my life to building ventures that can bring us together using a bit of technology: first with under-served students, now with the homeless and anyone.

TL;DR I never learned the word stranger, and live accordingly.

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