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Board of Directors

Board of Directors for the D.K. Kim Foundation

Dong Koo Kim, Founder

Mr. Kim first became aware of the value of education as a young child in South Korea in the early 1950’s. As North Korean forces moved into his homeland, he and his family, along with many others, were forced to leave their homes in Seoul, the country’s capital city. Leaving all of their assets behind as they fled during the invasion, his family moved from one village to another, continually seeking refuge.

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Brent Jeon

Mr. Jeon was born and educated in South Korea. In 1984, Mr. Jeon graduated from Korea University with a B.A. in Business. Throughout his college career, Mr. Jeon worked part-time jobs and participated in club activities, which were great opportunities for him to involve himself in various social affairs.

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Maria Hon

Ms. Maria Hon was born and raised in Hong Kong, China. Although Ms. Hon had to start working at a fairly young age in her homeland, she felt very fortunate that she had met mentors at work who always reminded her of the importance of education for advancement. Ms. Hon has completed her four year college equivalent education at Hong Kong Polytechnics while she was working full time.

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