Milken Scholar 2019
Scholar Profile

Eric Kim

Scientific Research


Youngeun “Eric” Kim, a graduate of Palos Verdes High School is an AP Scholar with Distinction, a Gates Scholar, a National Merit Finalist, an Edison Scholar and a recipient of the Johns Hopkins Grand Award and the Rensselaer Medal Award. He was the president of FIRST Robotics, Programming Club, Math Club and vice-president of the International Environmental Society, a mentor at Pepperdine Leadership Camp and Captain of Track and Field. He will study physics at Cornell as a Rowlings Presidential Research Scholar.

High school:  Palos Verdes High School


College Year Degree
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
2023 B.S. Engineering Physics