Mr. Dae-Kun Kim (DK) was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea before relocating to Saudi Arabia for a few years. He migrated to the USA when he was 11 years old. He completed his undergraduate and graduate studies at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). DK began his doctorate studies at Gallaudet University in 2013 after being an English instructor for the ELI program. He is returning to the ELI as an English instructor for the Fall 2014 semester. He is fluent in English, American Sign Language, and Korean. He is currently learning Korean Sign Language so that he could interact with his deaf peers from his home country.