I'm Kevin Trahan, a law student with a focus on human rights at the University of Texas School of Law in Austin, and a former journalist.
As a law student, I have dedicated my non-classroom time to helping vulnerable populations. I have helped defend asylum seekers in removal proceedings and visited detention centers throughout Texas to prepare asylum seekers for their government hearings. I have also helped people file DACA renewals and change their name and gender marker to match their true gender and identity. This summer, I will be interning with the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals, working on prosecutions for acts of genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity perpetrated during the Balkan Wars.
As a journalist, I mostly wrote about college sports and the larger issues surrounding the industry, including the NCAA, lawsuits, concussion safety issues and athlete exploitation. I can mostly be found at VICE Sports, but I have also been published by SB Nation, USA Today, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, and more. I also co-authored an article for The Antitrust Bulletin on the NCAA's erroneous defenses of amateurism.
Please check out my work, and follow my on Twitter for my thoughts on human rights, the law, and current events. Also, please feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions you might have. My resume is also available for download.