Congrats to the 1st Kim Chang-Joon Golf Tournament

The 1st Kim Chang-Joon Golf Tournament’ at Seowon Valley golf course in Paju, Gyeonggi-do

Ten teams competed from the first class to the final fifteenth class round. The first trophy was won by Chung Hwan Kim, 1st class student.


Former U.S. Congressman Jay ChangJoon Kim


  • Former Member of U.S. Congress
  • Chairman, KimChangJoon Future US-Korea Foundation
  • Chairman, KimChangJoon Politics-Economic Academy


  • University of Southern California: B.S. in Civil Engineering
  • University of Southern California: M.S. un Environmental Engineering
  • California State University: Graduate School of Public Administration
  • Hanyang University: Doctorate in Political Science

Political Career

  • House of Representative, 103, 104 and 105 (1993-1999)
  • Mayor, the City of Diamond Bar
  • Member of the City Council, of Diamond Bar


  • I am a Conservative,1994 by Sung Moon Publishing Company
  • Politics in Korea & in U.S.A, 1999 by Kyo Moon Sa Publishing Company
  • Go ahead Shake Me, I’ll never Give Up My Hope, 2010 by Ok Dang Publishing Company
  • Be Ready for Next President Trump , 2016 by Raon Book Publishing Company


2000-Present, Professional Affiliation
Chairman of KimChangJoon Future US-Korea foundation
Chairman of KimChangJoon Politics-Economic Academy
National Economic Advisory Council/Member for President Park in Korea
Chairman, Washington Korean-American Forum
Member of the United States Association of Former Members of Congress (FMC)
Honorary Governer, Kangwon Do (Place of PyeongChang Winter Olympic)
Honorary Citizen of Seoul, Jeju Province & City of Osan
International Advisor, Incheon International City
Special Advisor, Po- Hang International City
Goodwill Ambassador, Soonchunhyang University Hospital
International Advisor, Gosung-Gun in Kyung-Nam Province
Senior Advisor, Global Forum of Korean Politicians
Public Relations Advisor, the Office of the President of Korea (President M B Lee)
Honorary Ambassador, Gyeonggi Province
Advisor, Korea Economic Daily

1993-1999, U.S. Congressman
Member, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
Chairman, Subcommittee on Government Buildings
‘Outstanding Legislative Leadership Award’ of the 103rd Congress
Recipient of the ‘Ellis Island Medal of Honor Award’
Honorary Citizen of Seoul
Member, Committee on Foreign Affairs
Subcommittee, Committee on Asia and Pacific Islands

1976-1993, Jay Kim Engineering
Founded Jay Kim Engineering in 1976, which in 10 years grew into a company listed in the 500 largest Design Firm in California
Planning Commissioner, City in San Dimas, CA
Registered Civil Engineer in California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada and Arizona.


Jay Kim’s Untold Story of U.S. Politics (Hankook-Ilbo), 2008-2010
Jay Kim Column in Korea Daily U.S. Edition (Jung Ang-Ilbo), bi-weekly, 2009-present
Jay Kim Desk on WKTV in Washington DC, bi-weekly, 2008-2016
Jay Kim’s Korean Politics and U.S. Politics in Korea Economic Daily, bi-weekly, 2009-present
Jay Kim Column in the Korea Times, English edition, bi-weekly, 2010-2016
Jay Kim’s Congressional Memoir  in the Korea Times, English edition, weekly, 2010-2011


The President’s Medal and Award’ from ROK, 2012
The Political Leadership Award, Korean American Political Leadership Conference, 2012
1993 Recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor Award
US Department of Commerce: Sprit of Enterprise
Citizens Against Government Waste: Award for Taxpayer Hero
Watchdogs of the Treasury: Award for Golden Bulldog
The Free Congress Foundation: Award for Sound Dollar
The National Federation of Independent Business: Guardian of Small Business
The League of Private Property Voters: Champion of Property Right
The 60/Plus Association: Guardian of Seniors Rights
The National Wholesale Grocers and International Food Service Distributors Association : Award for the Thomas Jefferson
The National Security Caucus: Award for the National Security Leadership
1993 Recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor Award
Award for National Excellence in Civil Engineering
Award for Outstanding achievement in Business Community
Engineer of the Year Award
Outstanding Legislative Leadership Award of the 103rd Congress
Outstanding Leadership Award from NAPAW

Former Congressman Jay Kim Appearance at the 20th Anniversary Statesmanship Awards Gala Dinner

The 20th Anniversary Statesmanship awards Gala dinner, hosted by the US Former Members Association of Congress (FMC) on March 29 in Washington, D.C.

About 500 people, including former US lawmakers, Ambassadors, and large corporations from all over the world, participated in the ceremony.

Former Congressman Jay Kim and his wife also attended the ceremony together with many other Korean companies..

It was a meaningful event that showed the strong bond of the relationship. The Kim couple was excited to know that the 21st anniversary event will be held at the same place on March 21st 2018.

Former Congressman Jay Kim Appearance at Academy Gathering

Today, former Congressman Jay Kim and his wife were invited by Chairman Kim, Chul, 15th President of Kim Chang-Joon Academy, and enjoyed a delicious buffet at the Hangang River Bird Island.

Mr Woo who is newly registered, and Kim Hye-jung, who is in charge as general secretary, also gathered together and had a wonderful time sharing a cheerful conversation about the academy.

Former Congressman Jay Kim appearance at Kyungnam University for SMEs

Last week, former Congressman Jay Kim was invited to the Kyungnam University seminar by the Federation of Korea Small Business to give a lecture on ‘Economic Policy of the United States and the Korean Economy’.

1This seminar was a meaningful event to introduce Samsung Electronics’ patent technology and venture companies that focus on investing SMEs in the fourth industrial revolution era.