Son Nguyen is a fourth-year Government student pursuing a Security Studies certificate and a History minor. He is an immigrant from Vietnam and a U.S. Marine veteran. Nguyen has spent 17 years abroad collectively from his time in Vietnam and his overseas deployments to East Asia, which exposed him to the cultural and political characteristics of those regions. While at U.T. Austin, he has interned with the Texas Military Preparedness Commission at the Office of the Texas Governor, and wrote as an opinion columnist for the campus newspaper -- the Daily Texan.
Nguyen has keen interests in international affairs, national security, intelligence, history, and political science. He plans on obtaining a master degree in global policy studies or international affairs after his undergraduate education.