Kevin grew up as a Japanese American in Southern California, where he was able to learn the language and culture of both countries. After acquiring a Bachelor of Science degree in data communication at ITT Technical Institute, he also attended the Canadian Institute of English in Vancouver and earned an advanced certificate in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL).
After a brief period of teaching English in Japan, he returned to the U.S. and was hired at Cathand Inc, an IT solutions company based in Redondo Beach. In a few years, Cathand founded New Medical Foundation and Kevin began working as the operations manager. Today, he continues to work in the field of IT while also assisting with the management of New Medical Foundation.