Hee Sang Kim

2017 Lawrence and Joan E. Anderson Scholarship Recipient

Biography: Hee Sang Kim is a third year student from South Korea. He is pursuing a Bachelors of Arts in Business Economics with an Accounting minor. Determined to experience the broader world and the global economy, he came to UCLA to not only pursue his dream in accounting, but also to make a difference in his community. He actively participates in diverse school organizations such as the Student Accounting Society and Global Leadership Association at UCLA. Outside of his academic career, he is a big fan of E-sports such as League of Legends.

Future Plans: Hee Sang will have a tax internship in Andersen Tax this summer and hopes to pursue his career path in public accounting. In the future, he hopes to become a Certified Public Accountant and pursue a Master’s degree in Business Administration. After some time working in the field, Hee Sang plans to start his own accounting firm.

What does this scholarship mean to you?: I am incredibly honored and grateful to receive this scholarship, and I would like to thank Mr. and Mrs. Anderson and their family for their generous support. This award relieves the financial burden on my shoulders and allows me to focus on my academic and professional career. In addition, this award recognizes my academic endeavors and motivates me even more to continue to give back to my community. Once again, I cannot express enough of my appreciation for the Anderson family and the UCLA economics department.