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Kevin


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Kevin


 
 

—  MIT Computer Science

—  Team USA Figure Skater 

 
 
 
 
 
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Profile


Profile


 

— Profile 

 

Country  USA

Level  Senior Men

Birthdate  July 3, 1997

Age  19

Height  177 cm

Birthplace  Walnut Creek, CA

Hometown  Piedmont, CA

Training town  Boston, MA

 

 

 

Club  Skating Club of Boston

Coach  Peter Johansson, Mark Mitchell

Choreographer  Jamie Isley, Karen Kwan Oppegard

2016-17 Short program music  Eleanor Rigby by Joshua Bell & Frankie Moreno

2016-17 Free skate music  Sound of Silence by Disturbed

Personal Best Total  178.92 (ISU JGP Czech Skate 2016)

Personal Best Score Short Program  61.79 (ISU JGP Nagoya TV Cup 2014)

Personal Best Score Free Skating  119.43 (ISU JGP Czech Skate 2016)

 
 

— Education

 

University  Massachusetts Institute of Technology 

Department  Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Major  Course 6-3/Computer Science and Engineering

Concentration  Theater Arts 

Research  UI/UX, iOS/Android Development, Human Computer-Interaction, MIT Media Lab Media Arts and Sciences Research Program

 

 

 
 

— Work Experience

 

 

 

2014+  Team USA Figure Skater

Winter 2017  Priceline.com - iOS Development Intern

Summer 2016  Ori Systems - Software Engineer Intern

2016+  MIT Consulting Group

2015+  MIT Admissions Blogger 

 

 

 

— Leadership

 

2015+  Beta Theta Pi Fraternity, Beta Upsilon Chapter - President, 2017 (VP of Risk Management, 2016)

2015+  TechX - xFair Logistics Committee

2015+  U.S. Figure Skating Singles Committee 

 

 

 
 

— Charity Shows

 

2015, 2016 Harvard University's An Evening with Champions to support the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

2016 Skating Stars of the Future at the Rockefeller Center in NYC

2016  Skating Club at Dartmouth Skating Spectacular to support Skating Club at Dartmouth and Children's Hospital at Dartmouth

2016 Skating Club of Boston Ice Chips

2015  MIT Winter Exhibition

2014 Oakland Ice Center "V-Day" Exhibition, a Bay Area Rising event to raise money and awareness for the prevention of violence against women and girls

2010, 2012  San Francisco Union Square Holiday Show

 
 

— Accolades

 

ACADEMICS

Piedmont High School's Class of 2015 Valedictorian, 4-year member of Piedmont High School's Honor Society 

SKATING

Team USA (2013-Present)

Recipient of 2014 Men's Athlete Alumni Ambassador (3A) Award and Scholarship 

Two-time recipient of Brian Boitano’s Youth Skate Foundation scholarship and Pat Knoell Award (2008, 2012)

OTHER

March 16th and December proclaimed “Kevin Shum Day” by the City of Piedmont and City of Oakland respectively

Featured as the "Face of the Bay Area" on KTSF-Channel 26

 

 

 
 

— Competitive Results

 

2016-2017

2017 World Junior Championships - Alternate

2017 U.S. National Championships - Senior Men, 12th

2017 Eastern Sectional Championships - Senior Men, 1st

2016 ISU Junior Grand Prix Czech Skate Ostrava - 7th

2015-2016

2016 World Junior Championships - 1st Alternate

2016 U.S. National Championships - Junior Men, 2nd

2016 Eastern Sectional Championships - Junior Men, 1st

2016 ISU Junior Grand Prix Bratislava - 9th

 

2014-2015

2015 ISU Junior World Championships - 20th

2015 U.S. National Championships - Junior Men, 2nd

2015 Pacific Coast Sectional Championships - Junior Men, 1st

2014 Junior Grand Prix SBC Nagoya Cup (Aichi, Japan) - 7th

2013-2014

2014 International Challenge Cup (The Hague, Netherlands) - Junior Men, 5th

2014 U.S. National Championships - Junior Men, 6th

2014 Pacific Coast Sectional Championships - Junior Men, 3rd

 

2009-2010

2010 U.S. Junior National Championships - Intermediate Men, 6th 

2010 Central Pacific Regional Championships - Intermediate Men, 1st 

2008-2009

2009 U.S. Junior National Championships - Intermediate Men, 7th

2009 Central Pacific Regional Championships - Intermediate Men, 1st 

2007-2008

2008 U.S. Juvenile Boys National Champion

2008 Central Pacific Regional Championships - Juvenile Boys, 2nd 

2012-2013

Missed due to injury

2011-2012

2012 U.S. National Championships - Novice Men, 4th 

2012 Pacific Coast Sectional Championships - Novice Men, 2nd 

2012 Central Pacific Regional Championships - Novice Men, 2nd

2010-2011

2011 U.S. National Championships - Novice Men, 9th 

2011 Pacific Coast Sectional Championships - Novice Men, 5th 

2011 Central Pacific Regional Championships - Novice Men, 1st