Kevin Worthen Bio | BYU President

Kevin Worthen

Current Position

  • Named BYU President on May 1, 2014

Previous BYU Positions

  • Advancement Vice President (2008-14)
  • Dean, J. Reuben Clark Law School (2004-08)
  • Hugh W. Colton Professor of Law — joined the BYU faculty in 1987
  • Faculty Athletic Representative to the NCAA
  • Chair, University Athletic Advisory Council

Education

  • B.A. in political science, BYU
  • J.D., BYU

Other 

  • Practiced law in Arizona
  • Area Seventy for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Hometown

  • Dragerton, Utah

Mission

  • Mexico, Monterrey

Personal/Family

  • Married to Peggy
  • Has two sons, one daughter
Kevin Worthen