• The Kim Family

Dr. Joon W. Kim

Dr. Kim came to America in 1994 from Changwon, South Korea. He lived in Huntsville, Alabama for a couple of months before returning to Korea to marry Sophia. They settled back in Huntsville, AL and started to raise a family. Robin was born in 1996 and Jenny was born soon after in 1999. Dr. Kim graduated with a doctorate in Electrical Engineering in 2003 and moved to Longview, Texas to begin working at LeTourneau University. In his spare time, he likes to play golf, watch movies, and fix up the car or the house.

Curriculum Vitae


Sophia is an artist and has worked in art for almost her entire life. She graduated from Daegu University in South Korea with a degree in Western Art. Sophia is currently a sales manager and in her spare time likes to draw and play golf. Sophia has been attending Mobberly Baptist Church along with her family since they moved to Longview in 2003.


Robin is currently a third year electrical engineering Ph.D. student at Rice University (www.rice.edu). His research interests are in signal processing and machine learning for neuroengineering applications.


Jenny is currently a senior at (www.brown.edu) Brown University and is concentrating in visual arts on a pre-med track. Jenny is taking medical illustration and oil painting classes as well as her pre-med requirements. She involved with KAMP, the Korean Adoptee Mentoring Program at Brown and spends time volunteering at hospice. Jenny graduated as the valedictorian of Spring Hill in 2017 and continues to work hard in school.