Kevin Worthen Bio | BYU President | The Official Site of BYU Athletics

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


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


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


  • Dragerton, Utah


  • Mexico, Monterrey


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