Kevin was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. Kevin received their BA in political science and ethnic studies from the University of Colorado Boulder. Promptly after graduating, Kevin interned for the AFL-CIO in Houston, Texas. Kevin joined the American Federation of Teachers following their internship. In their tenure, they supported the formation of three adjunct unions at Temple University, Community College of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh, and Cayuga Community College in New York. Kevin worked in Baltimore, Maryland, as the lead organizer for healthcare and state employees with the Maryland Professional Employees Council. Kevin returned to Denver in 2016 and worked on political campaigns through Colorado Peoples Action. Kevin worked with the Colorado Peoples Alliance to address immigrant, climate, and economic justice issues.