Andy Kim

New Jersey’s 3rd District

Andy Kim

Andy Kim is a Rhodes Scholar, former White House national security official, and native New Jerseyan.

A career public servant, Andy served two years at the White House as the Director for Iraq at the National Security Council where he was a point person for coordinating the counter-ISIS war. At the White House, when ISIS threatened genocide on the Yazidi people sheltering on Sinjar Mountain in Iraq, Andy worked with the U.S. military to coordinate a rescue mission.

He previously served in Kabul, Afghanistan as a diplomat and strategic adviser to General David Petraeus and General John Allen when they led coalition forces in Afghanistan, and also worked at the Pentagon, State Department, USAID, and Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Andy received a Doctorate in International Relations from the University of Oxford and also attended Deep Springs College and the University of Chicago. While at the University of Chicago, Andy served as an organizer for the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless.

Andy and his wife, Kammy Lai have two boys, a 3-year-old and a 1-year-old. Andy currently lives in South Jersey with his family.