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Jurisdiction: Kinston

University: UNC - Wilmington

Hometown: Mebane, NC

Keegan graduated with a B.A. in Political Science and Spanish and a minor in Pre-Law from UNC-Wilmington. While at UNCW, he received honors for his academic achievements, including induction into the Phi Sigma Alpha and Sigma Delta Phi academic honors societies. His college studies also allowed him to gain experience working on various political campaigns at both the state and national level. After college he worked extensively with North Carolina’s undocumented immigrant community as an immigration law paralegal. During his free time he volunteered as an ESL tutor and served as the 2nd Vice Chair of his local precinct in the New Hanover County Democratic Party.


Blog Posts

Problems Make for a Life Worth Living

by Keegan Huynh

  This past year in Tier 1 County has often felt like an exercise in discomfort. Moving to a new community, adjusting to a new culture, and taking on large projects have been some of the many (but by no means only) sources of anxiety that I have faced during …


The Activist’s Dilemma

by Keegan Huynh

I am now three months into my fellowship with the Lead for NC program. Unlike many of my colleagues I have not followed a straight path to arrive at this point. In my pursuit of a career that allows me to engage in good trouble I have watched my path …