Kevin attended Middlebury College (2007-2010) earning a BA in Geography, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.
Born in Nashville, raised in Minneapolis, Kevin was educated in Vermont and is a third-generation educator. He worked on the editorial staff of The Atlantic after college before becoming a freelance magazine journalist, reporting on education, technology, and science for three years. His work has appeared, in print and online, with The Atlantic, Outside, New York, The Washington Post, Pacific Standard, and NPR. Kevin was the recipient of a Middlebury Fellowship in Environmental Journalism, and is currently at work on a book about leadership for NOLS (to be published 2019). Kevin got his start working in experiential education as a camp counselor during college and moved to Wyoming in 2013 to work as a field instructor for NOLS (formerly the National Outdoor Leadership School). He has led wilderness expeditions in Wyoming's Wind River Range, Alaska's Chugach Range, Arizona's Galuiros Mountains, Utah's Canyonlands, and New Zealand's south island. Kevin is married to Marina Fleming, and is a triathlete, cyclist, long-distance trail runner, avid coffee drinker, podcast listener, and New Yorker reader.