Jason Kong

Jason Kong

Residence Hall Coordinator

(302) 831-3171

My Responsibilities

I'm proud to supervise the 14 Resident Assistants (RAs) in Thomas McKean Hall and James Smith Halls. In addition, I work within Residence Life & Housing committees that help 1) coordinate RA training, 2) develop international education programming initiatives, 3) facilitate UJIMA, a discussion support group assisting the needs of RAs of color, 4) lead a roundtable discussion for promotional RAs.

Where I Can Help

  • Student Engagement/Involvement
  • Student Leadership Development
  • Group Advising
  • Programming
  • Conflict Mediation
  • Training
  • Multicultural Education
  • Assessment and Evaluation

Educational Background

  • B.S., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Stockton University
  • M.Ed., Higher Education Administration, University of Delaware

Arrival to UD


Previous Positions Held

  • Program Coordinator, Center for Black Culture, University of Delaware
  • Graduate Intern, Blue Hen Leadership Program, University of Delaware
  • Graduate Assistant, Office of Equity & Inclusion, University of Delaware
  • Graduate Intern, Undergraduate Admissions, University of Delaware
  • Coordinator for Residential Education, University of California, Santa Cruz

Favorite Quote

"Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don't really matter." - Francis Chan

"Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but they don't quit." - Conrad Hilton

Life Outside UD

I enjoy spending my time with my family & friends, going to the gym, watching YouTube celebrities sing covers of other people's music. I also enjoy shows like the Simpsons, Arrow, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidth, The Walking Dead and Scandal.

Points of Pride

In Spring 2015, The "Study at Home" programming series that I collaboratively developed with another colleague was recognized with the "Bright Initiatives Award" from the Division of Student Life.